Monthly Archives: November 2015

Kitchener School of Medicine, Graduates’ Documentation (1928-1965)

On 29th February 1924 Kitchener medical school was opened by Sir Lee Stack, then Governor-General of the Sudan and Sirdar of the Egyptian army.

Ahmed Hashim Bey Al Baghdadi the patron of medical students

Hashim Bey Al Baghdadi is a name to be remembered by all of those who studied or worked at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum. His ongoing generous financial support to the school from its infancy to the present day has provided immense resource that kept the school surviving until now. Baghdadi was of Iranian decent and immigrated to Sudan in 1900.

The fifth report of the Kitchener School of Medicine

The British Medical Journal, Feb 13, 1937

The fifth report of ‘the Kitchener School of Medicine, Khartum, covers the period 1933-5, and includes the reports of the assessors for these years, who were respectively Professor A. K. Henry and Dr. H. L. Tidy, Professor H. B. Day and Mr. Hugh Lett, and Sir Walter Langdon-Brown and Mr. C. H. Fagge. It is announced that the previous curriculum of four years followed by a compulsory year of postgraduate training in resident appointments has now been replaced by a course lasting five years.

An outline of the history of Medical Research Institutes in the Sudan

Source: Haseeb MA. A Monograph on Biological Research in The Sudan. Khartoum University Press, Khartoum 1973:3-19.

 Recorded medical research in the Sudan commenced with the foundation of the Wellcome Research Laboratories at the Gordon Memorial, College, Khartoum, in February1903. The objectives of these laboratories were as follows:
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