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African Women and the
British Health Service

A HIDDEN HISTORY

1930–2000

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African women project logo jpg_edited_ed

A HIDDEN HISTORY:
African Women and the
British Health Service

1930–2000

African women project logo jpg_edited_ed

1930–2000
A HIDDEN HISTORY:

African Women and the
British Health Service

African women project logo jpg_edited_ed

1930–2000
A HIDDEN HISTORY:

African Women and the British Health Service

African women project logo jpg_edited_ed

1930–2000
A HIDDEN HISTORY:

African Women and the
British Health Service

African women project logo jpg_edited_ed

African Women and the
British Health Service

A HIDDEN HISTORY

1930–2000

African women project logo jpg_edited_ed

1930–2000
A HIDDEN HISTORY:

African Women and the
British Health Service

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Princess Tsehai

Princess Tsehai was born in 1919 in Addis Ababa. Her father was Emperor Haile Selassie. During fascist Italy’s invasion of Ethiopia in 1935, the royal family fled to England and ruled in exile at Fairfield House in Bath. Princess Tsehai began nursing training in hopes that her skills would benefit her nation upon return. She completed her training at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Guy’s Hospital, becoming a state registered children's nurse. Once the royal family were able to return to Ethiopia, she married Brigadier-General Lij Abiye Abebe and moved to Welega Province. Tragically, the Princess died following complications during childbirth in 1942. The Emperor founded the Princess Tsehai Memorial Hospital in her memory, which also served as a nursing school. Read more here.

African women project logo jpg_edited_ed

African Women and the
British Health Service

A HIDDEN HISTORY

1930–2000

A HIDDEN HISTORY:
African Women and the
British Health Service

1930–2000

African women project logo jpg_edited_ed
African women project logo jpg_edited_ed

1930–2000
A HIDDEN HISTORY:
AFRICAN WOMEN AND THE BRITISH HEALTH SERVICE

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