Fellowship in the History of Medicine

29 September, 2017 The National Library of Medicine welcomes applications for the Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine. Non-U.S. citizens may apply. Fellowships of up to $10,000 will be awarded to individual applicants to help offset the costs associated with visiting and using the NLM collections during the calendar year following the...

Call for papers: Society for the Social History of Medicine (SSHM)

Society for the Social History of Medicine Conference 2018

The beginnings of bacteriology in Brazil

Jaime Benchimol reviews the introduction and development of Pasteurian medicine in Brazil.

La historia del consumo en América Latina

El número actual de la revista Historia Critica presenta un dossier dedicado a la historia del consumo en América Latina.

La epidemia de gripe en Uruguay, 1918-1919

El trabajo analiza cómo se comportaron las elites médicas uruguayas ante la inminencia de una epidemia desconocida.

Technical cooperation between Brazil and Andean countries

The paper analyzes the CIRHUS project, held between 2006 and 2010, to develop human resources in the field of health.

Freud’s letter on Homosexuality

“Homosexuality is assuredly no advantage, but it is nothing to be ashamed of, no vice, no degradation, it cannot be classified as an illness,” says the letter.

Smallpox eradication: travel notes of a Canadian scientist in Brazil

It presents the travel notes diary of Canadian scientist Robert J. Wilson when he visited Brazil in April 1967 during the Smallpox Eradication Programme run by the WHO.

Convocatoria: Homicidios de jóvenes en las Américas

La revista Salud Colectiva convoca a la presentación de trabajos que permitan actualizar el conocimiento sobre la muerte por homicidios de jóvenes en las Américas.

Two different cultures of publication

A brief video with Staffan Müller-Wille, editor of the journal History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, about open access.