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

 

 

Return to Books