Mission doctors work mainly in the so-called developing countries , often on behalf of and / or in the employ of mission societies . Usually they work in the infirmaries or hospitals of mission stations.
Well-known mission doctors were among others
- Wolfgang Leischner: Medical missions in Rhodesia, Zimbabwe: on the history of the mission hospitals in the Archdiocese of Bulawayo and the biographies of their leading doctors. Univ., Diss., Würzburg 2004.
- Richard Hölzl, The body of the heathen as modern heterotopia. Catholic mission medicine in the interwar period , Historische Anthropologie 19 (2011) 1, pp. 54–81.
- Clemens M. Kmietsch: From the diary of a missionary doctor . No rain in sight - death as a friend. In: continents. Medical Mission Institute Würzburg, Würzburg 1968.
- Max Kohler: What a mission hospital looks like. In: Catholic Missions Medical Welfare: Yearbook. Published by the Medical Mission Institute Würzburg, Würzburg 1928, pp. 18–28.
- Karl Maria Bosslet: Mission medical questions and tasks. Naumann, Augsburg 1947.