The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

printed - J.P. Mills: Tour note on Tirap Frontier Tract, December 1944

caption: Notes on availability of doctors and need for drugs to counteract opium use
medium: notestours
date: 19.12.1944-22.12.1944
person: Mills/ J.P.
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
refnum: from: Tour Notes, Assam Tribal Areas, 1943-46, Pam. Assam A 143633.
text: 4. 'Medical Arrangements.' - As is the case everywhere the shortage of doctors is serious. It is particularly important that we should get them for this area as the opium habit is universal and we cannot hope to check it effectively unless we can provide medicinal drugs to take the place of opium in cases of sickness.