Hyman Davies

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 28 February 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:513
  1. Alan Silman

Hyman Davies was a lifelong peace activist and campaigner against poverty and deprivation stimulated by his continuing passion to improve the health and lives of those he cared for.

Being the youngest of four children and growing up in the challenging economic circumstances of the inner city between the first and second world wars developed his interest in learning both arts and sciences. After graduating from Manchester towards the end of the second world war, his initial posts were in tropical …

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