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Retired Except on Demand - The Life of Dr. Cicely Williams

£75.00

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Published in 1983 by Green College, Oxford.

Cicely Delphin Williams (1893 –1992) was a Jamaican physician, most notable for her discovery and research into kwashiorkor, a condition of advanced malnutrition, and her campaign against the use of sweetened condensed milk and other artificial baby milks as substitutes for human breast milk.

One of the first female graduates of Oxford University, Dr Williams was instrumental in advancing the field of maternal and child health in developing nations, and in 1948 became the first director of Mother and Child Health (MCH) at the newly created World Health Organization (WHO).

Complete with dust jacket which has light shelf-wear and yellowing. Board cover and text pages are all in excellent condition. A former owner has writtem their name in pencil on front end-paper.

Item details

Author(s):
Sally Craddock
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22cm x 14.5cm
Edition:
1983
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
196
Publisher:
Green College, Oxford
Title:
Retired Except on Demand - The Life of Dr. Cicely Williams

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Published in 1983 by Green College, Oxford.

Cicely Delphin Williams (1893 –1992) was a Jamaican physician, most notable for her discovery and research into kwashiorkor, a condition of advanced malnutrition, and her campaign against the use of sweetened condensed milk and other artificial baby milks as substitutes for human breast milk.

One of the first female graduates of Oxford University, Dr Williams was instrumental in advancing the field of maternal and child health in developing nations, and in 1948 became the first director of Mother and Child Health (MCH) at the newly created World Health Organization (WHO).

Complete with dust jacket which has light shelf-wear and yellowing. Board cover and text pages are all in excellent condition. A former owner has writtem their name in pencil on front end-paper.

Author(s):
Sally Craddock
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22cm x 14.5cm
Edition:
1983
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
196
Publisher:
Green College, Oxford
Title:
Retired Except on Demand - The Life of Dr. Cicely Williams

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