OP48 - Abidh, Stella

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Title: OP48 - Abidh, Stella
Author: Seesaran, Rosabelle
Abstract: Dr Stella Piari Abidh, born in Charlieville Chaguanas, is said to have been the first Indian female medical doctor of Trinidad and Tobago. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Toronto and Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada in 1930. She did pioneering work in School Health Inspection with particular emphasis on the eradication of the hookworm disease. She was considered a leading figure in the successful attack on Yellow Fever in the two outbreaks in 1954 and 1979. She died " in San Fernando in 1989 at the age of 86.
Description: 1 audio cassetteThis resource is available for research. It is the property of the West Indiana and Special Collections Division, The Alma Jordan Library, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/7806
Date: 2010-06-15
August 198

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