Dutch Medical History

The Destiny of Dutch Medicine


ďAll these were honored in their generations, and were the glory of their times"

[Apocrypha 44-7]




Van Riebeek - a surgeon - and the establishment of Cape Town


Dutch maritime power drove commercial and medical discoveries - the Golden Age





Eijkman and Grijns and the role of polished rice in beri-beri


Visits to the Orient - and accupuncture



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