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A HIDDEN HISTORY:
African Women and the
British Health Service

1930–2000

Gallery:

Community

Dorothy Adedotun Adefope (née Adefarasin)

Adefope trained at the Royal Ophthalmic Hospital in London, and reportedly became the first Nigerian to qualify as an ophthalmic nurse. She is pictured here on her wedding day with Major General (Dr.) Henry Edmund Olufemi Adefope (10th January 1951)

Dorothy Adedotun Adefope (née Adefarasin)

Adefope trained at the Royal Ophthalmic Hospital in London, and reportedly became the first Nigerian to qualify as an ophthalmic nurse. She is pictured here with her husband Major General (Dr.) Henry Edmund Olufemi Adefope and friends.

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