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One hundred fifty years of Osmania Medical College (1846-1996).

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Type
Published Article
Journal
Bulletin of the Indian Institute of History of Medicine (Hyderabad)
Publication Date
Volume
26
Issue
1-2
Pages
119–141
Identifiers
PMID: 11619394
Source
Medline
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Abstract

The Hyderabad Medical School which came into existence in 1846 A.D. was the fore-runner of Osmania Medical College. The medium of instruction was Urdu the degree was Hakeem. Last two decades of nineteenth century was the glorious period of this school. Seventh and the last Nizam of Hyderabad Nawab Mir Osman Ali Khan established Osmania University in 1919 A.d. and in the following year the Hyderabad Medical College. In 1957 A.D. Hyderabad became the Capital of enlarged Andhra Pradesh. Tremendous zeal and enthusiasm was evident to achieve alround progress in medical education.

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