Japan, Thailand, Ceylon, and Pakistan

Scope and Content

From 31 August to 9 October 1960 Wilkinson undertook a tour of Japan, Thailand, Ceylon [Sri Lanka], and Pakistan with a view to attending the 8th International Congress of Haematology in Tokyo and also visiting medical centres, hospitals, and laboratories across the country and meeting with medical staff to see what work was being done and give lectures. His attendance at the Congress was paid for by the United Manchester Hospitals Grants Committee and tours of the other countries undertaken at the request of the British Council where he was to give lectures, engage in clinical teaching and advise staff on haematological and clinical services.