Ethics guidance on key issues raised by the Zika outbreak

The document released by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) presents recommendations on the domains of healthcare delivery and research.

Elecciones en el Perú: propuestas débiles para la salud

Víctor Zamora analiza las perspectivas para la segunda vuelta de la votación presidencial en el Perú.

“It is crucial to understand the social context of health and disease”

João Rangel de Almeida, of the Wellcome Trust, talks about the role of humanities and social sciences to improve health and about several projects supported by Wellcome in Low-and-Middle-Income-Countries.

The anti-leprosy campaign in Colombia, 1920-1940

The article discusses the replacement of the segregation approach by a more general public health strategy.

Leprosy: a short history

The Centre for Global Health Histories publication examines leprosy’s impact on society from the medieval period up to the present day.

On the history of medicine in the United States

In this interview, published in HCS-Manguinhos, Charles Rosenberg, professor of the history of science at Harvard University offers reflections and considerations on the history of medicine and public health.

Ethics in public health

The book highlights ethical issues and dilemmas that arise in the practice of public health.

WHO Zika information resources available online

The WHO website put together information resources about the zika virus.