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Author Stiehle, Gertrud, 1936-
Title Erika Sutter. English
Erika Sutter : seen with other eyes : memories of a Swiss eye doctor in rural South Africa / told by Gertrud Stiehle ; with a foreword by Mamphela Ramphele and a preface and one chapter by Frances Lund ; translated by Anu Lannen ; edited by J.M. Jenkins.
Imprint Basel, Switzerland : Basler Afrika Bibliographien, [2013]

Author Stiehle, Gertrud, 1936-
Series Lives, Legacies, Legends ; 10
Lives, legacies, legends ; 10.
Subject Sutter, Erika.
Ophthalmologists -- Switzerland -- Biography.
Ophthalmologists -- South Africa -- Biography.
Anti-apartheid activists -- South Africa -- Biography.
Anti-apartheid activists -- Switzerland -- Biography.
Missionaries, Medical -- South Africa -- Biography.
Missionaries, Medical -- Switzerland -- Biography.
Missions, Medical -- South Africa -- Elim (Limpopo)
Alt Name Ramphele, Mamphela,
Lund, Frances,
Lannen, Anu,
Jenkins, J. M.,
Description 1 online resource (138 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Summary The Swiss ophthalmologist Erika Sutter was born in Basel in 1917. She spent 32 years working in Elim Hospital, founded by the Swiss Mission in an impoverished rural area in North-Eastern South Africa. Together with her African colleague and friend, Selina Maphorogo, she founded the Care Groups, village self-help groups working for better health in their communities. The movement is still active after more than 30 years, and now has around 2,000 members, mostly women, in over 200 villages. Erika Sutter has received numerous international honours and awards for her pioneering work, including the.
Note English.
ISBN 9783905758474 (e-book)
3905758474 (e-book)
9783905758334 (English edition ; pbk.)
OCLC # 908063354
Additional Format Print version: Erika Sutter : seen with other eyes : memories of a Swiss eye doctor in rural South Africa. Basel, Switzerland : Basler Afrika Bibliographien, 2013 ix, 124 pages Lives, legacies, legends ; 10 1660-9638 9783905758337

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