Obituaries

Mohammed Awadallah Salih

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f7521 (Published 06 January 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:f7521
  1. Bashir Hamad

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, professor of medical education (b 1937; q Khartoum 1961; MRCOG, MHPE), died from from cardiac and respiratory failure resulting from septicaemia of unknown origin on 10 October 2013.

Mohammed Awadallah Salih was a Sudanese (lately American) national, who received his pre-university education in various parts of Sudan, culminating in a grade one Cambridge School Certificate from Hantoub Secondary School, near Medani town. He joined the Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum and, after qualifying, entered medical practice as a general duty doctor in the country after the internship period. His contribution to the healthcare delivery system in that capacity has been exemplary; Sudan was, and is up to this minute, in dire need of healthcare staff of all kinds in the peripheral areas, and Salih never in his whole life declined any posting in a area stricken by hardship. …

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