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December 14, 1895

Women Medical Missionaries.

JAMA. 1895;XXV(24):1056. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430500042016

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Boston, Mass., Nov. 30, 1395.

To the Editor:  —We are desirous of finding a fully qualified medical lady to go to Ceylon as a missionary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions at as early a date as possible (not later than Oct., 1896), to open the work of the Woman's Medical Mission in North Ceylon. The new buildings are in process of erection and will be completed according to the contract, furnished throughout and ready for occupancy within a few months. The Medical Mission House for the residence of the lady doctors, is large and commodious. The hospital will accommodate about forty patients. The Nurses' Training Home will accommodate sixteen nurses and a matron. Dr. Louisa H. Grieve (who is acting as a temporary supply until two permanent lady doctors can be secured for this work) has,at the branch dispensary, two days in each week, from fifty

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