Highlights

El “superhombre” chileno

El análisis del libro “Eugenesia”, de Hans Betzhold lo muestran como un médico muy activo en el campo eugénico chileno de fines de 1930 e inicios de 1940.

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Viewpoint

Una eugenesia latina

Marisa Miranda y Gustavo Vallejo, editores invitados del último número de HCS-Manguinhos, analizan las diferencias entre las denominadas eugenesia anglosajona y eugenesia latina.

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News

Brazilian researchers launch a campaign to create a collaborative digital archive of Museu Nacional

If you have digitized, photocopied or transcribed documents, originally from the museum’s archive please share them.

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Sources

Dossier Georges Canguilhem

The new issue of “Transversal: International Journal for the Historiography of Science”, published by the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), features a dossier dedicated to Georges Canguilhem.

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Recent Posts

El nuevo gobierno mexicano y la salud

Ana María Carrillo, profesora titular en la UNAM, México, analiza los desafíos del país en el área de salud pública y las tendencias del presidente mexicano con respeto a este tema.

Philanthropy and the State: New paradigms

Call for papers for a special issue on Philanthropy. Send us your work by August 31, 2018.

The 1918 influenza pandemic: Historical and biomedical reflections

Call for papers! International conference. Ypres (Belgium) on 7-8 February 2019. See how to submit an abstract.

History to large audiences

“Science, health and medicine are vibrant topics of public history,” said Thomas Cauvin, President of the International Federation for Public History.

La polio en la Argentina

Novedad editorial: “Del alcanfor a la vacuna Sabin. La polio en la Argentina.” Un libro de Daniela Testa.

A History of Infant Feeding

This article available online at the US National Library of Medicine explores the historical evolution of feeding practices for an infant immediately after birth. World Breastfeeding Week, 1 – 7 August.