Torrid Disease: Memoirs of a Tropical Physician in the late Twentieth Century
By Professor G C Cook
Published: April 11, 2013 by
This very readable and well illustrated book outlines the medical career of a physician who undertook a series of assignments in tropical countries between 1960 and 1990: Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia, Saudi Arabia and Papua New Guinea. He was later appointed to London’s Hospital for Tropic Diseases.