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The Roman Catholic Mission and leprosy control in colonial Ogoja Province, Nigeria, 1936-1960

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This thesis examines the role of the Roman Catholic Mission (RCM) in leprosy control in colonial Ogoja Province, south-eastern Nigeria, between 1936, when the mission was first invited to co-ordinate leprosy work, and 1960, when Nigeria achieved national independence and ceased to be administered as part of the British Empire. My analysis focuses on the RCM Ogoja leprosy scheme, founded in 1945 after almost a decade of failed efforts and war-induced delay, under the auspices of St. Patrick...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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2021-02-18

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