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November 27, 1897

Woman's Medical Mission, Ceylon.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(22):1126. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440480042013

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Abstract

22 Circuit St., Roxbury, Mass., Nov. 15,1897.

To the Editor:  —In connection with the Woman's Medical Mission in Jaffna, Ceylon, there is an opening for a lady doctor to be the associate of Dr. Isabella Curr, who went to Ceylon last year.The five large new buildings of the Woman's Medical Mission, viz., the Mission House, the Nurses Training School, the Medical and Surgical Wards, and the Dispensary, together with the necessary outbuildings, are completed and ready for use. The wards provide accommodation for forty in-patients. The training school will accommodate eighteen nurses and a matron.Rev. T. B. Scott, M.D., and Mrs. T. B. Scott, M.D., who are in charge of the General Medical Mission near by, will act as consulting physicians.A population of 300,000 people in this province is accessible. The climate is healthful. The outlook for the work is promising. Ten families of American and British

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