February 1971

International Health— Impressions of a Medical Research Team in Nigeria

Author Affiliations

Stanford, Calif
From the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif, and the Department of Pediatrics and Institute of Child Health, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria.

Am J Dis Child. 1971;121(2):97-103. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1971.02100130051003

It is usually expected that the author of a contribution to a special issue should present an essay which indicates a clinical or scientific path stimulated by the recipient of the special issue, in this case S. Z. Levine, MD. To remain within the realm of the usual, such a directive has been accepted even though the result is more narrative and philosophic than scientific.

Dr. Levine has devoted a major portion of his life toward the goal of international understanding. In recognition of his efforts, and in order to preserve this most important objective, his students, family, and friends contributed time and money to form the Foundation for International Child Health in 1962. Although it has remained relatively small, the Foundation has gained international recognition for its work in the area of training, care, and research projects related to maternal and child health in the developing nations of

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