Joseph Barnes (Irish doctor)
14 November 1914|
Belfast, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (now Northern Ireland)
6 May 2017 (aged 102)|
|Occupation||Physician, medical missionary|
Joseph Barnes (14 November 1914 – 4 May 2017) was an Irish physician and medical missionary who worked in leper colonies in West Africa in the 1940s. Most notably, he co-founded International Community for the Relief of Suffering and Starvation (ICROSS) with Michael Elmore-Meegan.
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- Harries, Patrick and David Maxwell (eds.), The Spiritual in the Secular: Missionaries and Knowledge about Africa, William B Eerdmans Publishing Company (2012).
- Geissler, Paul Wenzel (ed.), Para-States and Medical Science: Making African Global Health, Duke University Press (2015).
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- "Founder of ICROSS has died". ICROSS. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
- "History of the Department". Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
- "The taming of Tuberculosis and leprosy". Antimicrobial Drugs- Chronicle of a Twentieth Century Medical Triumph. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
- "Forays into the field- Trailing B.283 in Nigeria". Evidence, Ethos and Experiment-The Anthropology and History of Medical Research in Africa.
- "Samaritans on Safari". The Rotarian. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
- Profile, famousirishscientists.weebly.com; accessed 22 September 2017.
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