A Uganda Story: A Doctor on Safari
Lulu.com, Aug 13, 2008 - 116 pages
A Uganda Story provides a glimpse of what life was like for a young doctor and his family working in Africa for the first time in 1948. Medical technology was yet to come The stethoscope was his most sophisticated aid backed up by an ancient portable X-Ray parked in a side ward and a laboratory that could read Blood slides and manage simple Blood analysisThe author meets the Kabaka. near the site of the proposed Owen Falls dam near Jinja . He watches Idi Amin Dada win his boxing championship at the African Garden restaurant in Kampala. He accompanies His Excellency the Governor Sir Andrew Cohen and his entourage on a visit to a Busoga District's dispensary and has an exciting Sleeping Sickness safari starting from Bishop Hanington's grave on the banks of Lake Victoria.Dr Hopwood describes his family's experiences as the happiest days of their lives.
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