|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||29 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||29|
The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. The provision of health services to members of federally-recognized Tribes grew out of the special government-to-government relationship between the federal government and Indian Tribes. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. A history of the Indian Medical Service, [electronic resource] Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Company's medical officers were now attached to battalions, and military service came to be more important than civil. Tlie Indian Medical Service became primarily an army department, its members being lent for civil duties, liable to recall, on occasion, to the flag. As fresh conquests were made and fresh territory acquired and settled, civil. The Indian Medical Service (IMS) was a military medical service in British India, which also had some civilian served during the two World Wars, and remained in existence until the independence of India in Many of its officers, who were both British and Indian, served in civilian hospitals.
For the most part, the Indian Medical Service was a military service with medical officers being sometimes being sent to play modest roles as civil surgeons put in charge of certain districts. The Indian Medical Service can trace its roots to individual surgeons aboard various vessels bound for India from Europe during the s and s. Many of those listed in the earlier years were not commissioned officers but warrant officers who served as Surgeon's Mates (Assistant Surgeons). Just to add a little wrinkle to all this, their was an service known as the Indian Medical Department, staffed by Assistant Surgeons and Sub-assistant surgeon of varying classes, usually of eurasian or Indian extraction who on the whole assisted the IMS officers in treatment of Indian soldiers. William, A very excellent exposition, I thought. The services of these dedicated men were soon appreciated by the British Surgeons and in 19 th May , the Medical Board of the British Surgeons wrote to the then Secretary to the Government of India for a more systematic education for the Native doctors which was formally approved on 24 th May
Get this from a library! Roll of the Indian medical service, [Dirom Grey Crawford]. The Association of Surgeons of India founded in is the second largest professional body of Surgeons in the world next to the American College of Surgeons. The role of ASI in India is unique compared to the position of similarly placed organizations in the rest of the world. The competition of the members of the I.M.S. and the provincial medical service is a perpetual source of grievance to private practitioners, in whose view government subsidised surgeons and specialists should be limited to attending government servants and their families and to strictly consulting practice, except where this would cause hardship to the community, and an honorary or part-time paid staff . Benjamin Franklin (surgeon) Peter Freyer: Urological surgeon. Henry Goodeve: First professor of midwifery and anatomy in , at Calcutta Medical College. Vivian Bartley Green-Armytage: Obsterics and gynaecology. Charles Robert Mortimer Green: