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Stuart Kingma Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Stuart Kingma Collection

ID: COLL/603

Primary Creator: Stuart J. Kingma (1935-2022)

Extent: 6.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: folder level description

Date Acquired: 03/07/2023

Subjects: HIV/AIDS Activists, Medicine, Missions

Languages: English

Abstract

The Stuart J Kingma Collection contains written papers, articles, reflections, conference notes, etc. from Dr. Kingma’s career as a medical missionary.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Stuart Kingma Collection contains articles, conference notes, reports, and speeches from Dr. Kingma’s career in medicine and advocacy. This collection is notable in that it provides a snapshot of the health issues that plagued the global community during his career. The collection also holds Dr. Kingma’s reflections on his career (box 6, folder 40). This is useful in that it contains personal anecdotes about his long career as well as the issues, events, and milestones he considered most important.

The collection includes issues of Contact magazine, which is published by the CMC-Churches Action for Health, World Council of Churches. For more issues go to https://www.oikoumene.org/what-we-do/health-and-healing/contact-magazine. Note also two Norman Miller collections. Miller was a close collaborator with Kingma during his career. See the Norman Miller Archive online and a collection of his papers at Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

Dr. Stuart J. Kingma was a public health leader who dedicated his life to improving the health of people around the world. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on June 25, 1935. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Calvin College and earned his medical degree from Cornell Medical School, NYC. Kingma then did an internship and surgery residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. While there, Kingma made it known to the Christian Reformed Church Board of Foreign Missions that he wished to enter service as a medical missionary.

In 1961, Dr. Kingma began his work abroad in Nigeria. serving as the Medical Superintendent of the Mkar Christian Hospital through Christian Reformed World Missions. He later joined the Christian Medical Commission (CMC), serving as a team member and director. He held numerous conferences and workshops and wrote countless articles and papers to help organizations around the world improve their health programs. 

Dr. Kingma found his mission in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. He worked with the World Health Organization (WHO) and later for UNAIDS. He co-founded the Civil/Military Alliance to Combat HIV/AIDS and later taught African Studies at the Webster University of Geneva in Switzerland.

Subject/Index Terms

HIV/AIDS Activists
Medicine
Missions

Administrative Information

Repository: Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

Alternate Extent Statement: 3 cubic feet

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research use within Heritage Hall.

Acquisition Source: Mireille Kingma

Acquisition Method: Donation

Preferred Citation: [item], folder, box, Stuart Kingma Collection, Heritage Hall (Hekman Library), Calvin University


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Folder 1: Speech—Church and Government Relationship in the Field of Health Development, Wheaton --- 1978
Folder 2: Speech in Halifax --- 1978
Folder 3: Speech—Issues of Social Justice and Community Participation in Primary Health Care --- 1978
Folder 4: Rodger D. Yaeger Bibliography
Folder 5: Mkar Christian Hospital (Nigeria) Building Expansion
Folder 6: Article—Surgery in the Tropics—A Practical Guide for Rural Hospitals (Medicine in the Tropics Series
Folder 7: Article—The Churches Rethink Health Care, Inter Medicos --- 1977
Folder 8: Articles regarding Burkitt’s Lymphoma
Folder 9: Article—Biomedical Ethics: In Search of Touchstones for Tough Choices, The Ecumenical Review --- 1980
Folder 10: Article—Renal Cell Carcinoma Masquerading as a Pancreatic Pseudocyst: A Case Report
Folder 11: Article—The Decisions Do Not Become Easier—Health Care as if People Matter, Internationale Entwicklung --- 1977
Folder 12: Article—Health Economics and the Financing of Health Services, Medicus Mundi --- 1986
Folder 13: Article—Alla ricercar delle comunita nelle metropoli, Amicideilbbrosi --- 1977
Folder 14: Article—HIV/AIDS in the Military Sector
Folder 15: Article—How Dose Bottle Feeding Cause Diarrhea, Malnutrition, and Death, Bottle Babies --- 1976
Folder 16: Article—International Military Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Military Medicine --- 2000
Folder 17: Address—Current Status of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic --- 1995
Folder 18: Address—HIV/AIDS and the Military—Prevention Education is the Key to Protection --- 1995
Folder 19: Address—AIDS Prevention is a Military Mission --- 1997
Folder 20: Address—The Humanity of it All, Commencement Henry Ford Hospital, School of Nursing
Folder 21: Report—Country Resource Utilization Reviews --- 1989
Folder 22: Intervention Given in Committee ”C” --- September, 1978
Folder 23: Civil-Military Alliance to Combat HIV and AIDS (CMA)
Folder 24: Booklet—HIV-AIDS Policy Guidelines
Folder 25: Affidavit Re: Dr. Eric Ram, Immigrant Employee
Folder 26: UN AIDS Publications
Folder 27: Document—Sierra Leone – Country Resources Utilization Review, WHO --- 1984
Folder 28: Document—Maldives – Country Resources Utilization Review, WHO --- 1984
Folder 29: Document—Military Personnel: On the move and Vulnerable to HIV/AIDS and Other Infectious Diseases --- 2005
Folder 30: Document—A Brief Overview of the Collaboration Between WHO and the World Bank --- 1988
Folder 31: Document—Donor Profiles, WHO --- 1988

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