1999 marks the centenary of the two major British Schools of Tropical Medicine, founded in London and Liverpool, respectively. The origin(s) of the former clearly lies in the Seamen's Hospital Society, which dates from 1821. It seems likely that the foundation of this school (with Government support) also acted as a catalyst for the school at Liverpool, which in fact opened its doors a few months before that in London.
- Seamen's Hospital Society
- Schools of Tropical Medicine
- history of medicine
Statistics from Altmetric.com
Based on a paper presented at a symposium on Tropical Medicine Institutes held at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine on 4 June 1999
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.