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Roger Hanif Armour

BMJ 2020; 371 doi: (Published 23 October 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;371:m4071
  1. Peter Kelly,
  2. Roger Hanif Armour

Roger Hanif Armour (previously Ahmed) was a caring and compassionate man of great humility and of remarkable dedication and surgical skill. He was always a calming and reassuring presence who was admired by all who knew him from the most junior members of staff to his most senior colleagues. Everyone felt it a great privilege and a pleasure to have to worked for him.

As a medical student he was concerned by the children blinded by keratomalacia, which a few pennies worth of vitamins could have prevented. In his final year he held a fortnightly clinic in a poor part of Lahore, aided by an uncle in the Red Cross who supplied the medication. In …

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