Monthly Archives: October 2014

Australian Surgical Teams in South Vietnam, South Australian Staff, presentation to the South Australian Fellows of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (RACS) c 1967

transcript of the presentation  by Dr C. G. [Graham] Wilson I will first of all try to describe for you the Bien Hoa Provincial Hospital in which the South Australian Team worked. I hope this may be of some interest and also the facilities available to us helped to determine much

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South Australian Civilian Surgical Teams in Vietnam 1964 to 1972

From 1964 to 1972, Australia sent 24 teams of civilian nurses and surgeons to South Vietnam to assist civilian hospitals during the Vietnam war. Existing South Vietnamese nurses and doctors had largely joined the war efforts of the Republic Of Vietnam against the North Vietnamese, leaving civilian hospitals severely understaffed. In

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