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Victor Ariyaratnam Benjamin

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 14 July 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g4563
  1. Nimalan Arulanantham

Victor Ariyaratnam Benjamin grew up in Jaffna, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). He was head prefect and athletic captain at St John’s College Jaffna, an Anglican school. He obtained distinctions in botany and chemistry, and he continued to excel at Colombo medical school. After medical school he served as demonstrator in pathology in the Faculty of Medicine, Colombo, before travelling to England to …

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