TITLE

Sheares, Benjamin Henry

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Sheares, Benjamin Henry (1907-1981) was a Singaporean physician. He was the first Singaporean to specialize in the field of women's health, and he became known as Singapore's �father of modern obstetrics and gynecology.� Obstetrics is concerned with pregnancy, childbirth, and the six-week period following delivery. Gynecology deals with diseases of the female reproductive organs. Sheares also served as the second president of Singapore from 1971 to 1978.
ACCESSION #
37309253

 

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