oa Central African Journal of Medicine - African labour conditions and health in the Southern Rhodesian mining industry, 1898-1953 Part IV: hospitalisation and conclusion

Volume 22, Issue 12
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



An industry which was reluctant to adequately house and feed its labour force and which tolerated a high death and sickness rate, was equally unwilling to spend money on hospitals and their equipment. At first, even large mines did not bother to build hospitals and medical treatment was rudimentary in the extreme �and often completely lacking. This is the fourth and final installment in this series.

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