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Erika Sutter: Seen with Other Eyes - Memories of a Swiss Eye Doctor in Rural South Africa, Gertrud Stiehle : book review

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Abstract

This book uses a biographical lens to trace the life story of a Swiss-born woman, Erika Sutter. Born and raised in Basel, in the early 1950s she decided to leave Switzerland to work in South Africa, at first as a laboratory technician at Elim Mission Hospital in the Northern Transvaal (now Limpopo Province), and later, after obtaining medical school training, as a doctor at this same hospital.

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2016-12-09
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