Chapters: Paul Ghalioungui. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 55. Not
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more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Paul Ghalioungui
or Ghalioungi (1908-1987), MD (Cairo), MRCP (Lond), Professor of
Medicine and former Chairman of Internal Medicine department,
Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University. An the Egyptian
endocrinologist, Historian of Egyptian medicine, Egyptologist and
an authority on Pharonic medicine., he has written a vivid history
of Egyptian medicine in English, French, Arabic, German and
Spanish. An Egyptian by birth, education, and practice, he writes
of present and past Egyptian medicine (in Arabic, English and
French) as only a clinician could write whose hobby was Egyptian
archaeology and medical history. "It has long been my conviction
that the medical history of a nation should be written by a native.
A practicing physician, Dr. Ghalioungui proves this contention." He
spent some time in Kuwait during the 1970s. Professor Mohammad
Kamel Hussein (MKH), known in Egypt as the Father of Orthopedics,
was an exemplary teacher and philosopher. He encouraged both Prof.
Paul Ghalioungi, head of internal medicine and Prof. Ahmed Ammar,
the distinguished gynecologist in Ain Shams Medical College, to
join him in pursuing the study of ancient Egyptian medicine. The
great orthopedic surgeon had a great interest in studying and
researching the history of medicine, especially of Ancient
Egyptians. The late Professor Paul Ghalioungi was president of the.
XXIXth International Congress of the History of Medicine,
Egypt-Cairo December 26, 1984-January 1, 1985. The main theme was
Egyptian medicine up to the 3rd century of the Christian era.
Islamic medicine and East-West relations. Ghaliounghui was
acquainted with both pharaonic medicine and modern medicine. A man
of much influence, he was the...More: http:
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