Oral history interview with Adetokunbo O. Lucas 1999

Oral history interview with Adetokunbo O. Lucas 1999

 

Name:
Lucas, Adetokunbo O (Interviewee); Zane, Sharon (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Adetokunbo O. Lucas 1999
Other Titles:
Reminiscences of Adetokunbo O. Lucas : oral history, 1999
Abstract:
Childhood in Nigeria; medical school in the United Kingdom; teaching at University of Ibadan; transfer to World Health Organization (WHO); tropical disease research at WHO; development of onchocerciasis drugs; funding sources for WHO; research trip to USSR; relationship with Carnegie Corporation; leadership within Carnegie Corporation; research on infant mortality in Africa; provision of planning grant to Columbia University; complications encountered during the project; training of obstetricians in Ghana; grant for safe blood transfusion in Uganda; grant for medical library in Zimbabwe; establishment of health minister training program at Harvard University; teaching at Weill Medical School; teaching public health at Harvard University; role of American philanthropy in African development; democratization in South Africa.
Collection Name:
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Subjects:
Medical scientists; Public health--Developing countries; Maternal health services--Developing countries; Lucas, Adetokunbo O; Carnegie Corporation of New York; World Health Organization
Format:
oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1999
Physical Description:
66 pages
Note (Biographical):
Public Health Official
Note (Funding):
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note:
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.Service copy (44 kHz, 16 bit) and rendered version (96 kHz, 24 bit) of sound file derived from a digital preservation master digitized at 96 kHz, 24 bit.Interviewed by Sharon Zane on October 18, 1999.
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
7585830
Digital Project:
Carnegie Digital Past and Future
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-ehj8-c825