Judith A. M. Scully
Series Number: 17
Quinacrine hydrochloride is a drug that was developed in the late 1920s to prevent and treat malaria. In recent years it has achieved notoriety as a female sterilization agent. As a result of a worldwide sterilization crusade, launched by American MD Elton Kessel and public health doctor Stephen Mumford, approximately 104,410 women in nineteen countries have already been subjected to quinacrine sterilizations.