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Barbra Mann Wall

injured. 188 Nursing and mission in post-colonial Nigeria The purpose of this chapter is to examine the changes in nursing practice and personnel in Catholic mission hospitals that resulted from the Nigerian civil war from 1967 to 1970. Until then, Catholic sisters, or nuns, who served as mission nurses, physicians and midwives had been overwhelmingly white. When expatriates were expelled during the war, however, Nigerian sisters took over the leadership of Catholic healthcare institutions.3 This chapter focuses on the Medical Missionaries of Mary (MMM), the

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Elisha P. Renne

Access’, Daily Trust (13 August 2013), (accessed 13 August 2013). 13 By 1908, ‘there were sixty-three medical officers in Nigeria in government service’, although the primary concern of these doctors was maintaining the health of the expatriate population; R. Schram, A History of the Nigerian Health Services

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