La reforma sanitaria en España

El libro organizado por José Martínez Pérez y Enrique Perdiguero Gil explora la reforma sanitaria que se abordó a partir de 1977 en España y ofrece un panorama de las tensiones que surgieron en el proceso que condujo al nuevo sistema sanitario y educativo que se puso en pie a mediados de los ochenta e inicios de los noventa.

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The Martsinovsky Institute of Medical Parasitology and Tropical Medicine in Moscow

Tropical medicine emerged as a specialized field in Europe during the era of colonial expansion. Russia had no colonies in the tropics, but did possess vast territories with hot climates. This review presents the 100-year history of the Martsinovsky Institute of Medical Parasitology and Tropical Medicine in Moscow, Russia.

Control of cervical cancer in Brazil: the Belo Horizonte Hospital of Gynecology

The hospital was a pioneer in introducing colposcopy in the state of Minas Gerais and establishing a structure specifically for care and diagnosis.

Gender, women and science

February, 11 International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This special dossier of HCS-Manguinhos published in 2008 is entirely dedicated to gender, women and science.

Las locuras puerperales en Argentina y Colombia, 1880-1950

“Difícil es pensar este trastorno sin la histeria como discurso dominante,” dicen los autores Emilio Vaschetto y Jairo Gutiérrez.

The International Labor Organisation and the struggle for universal health coverage

This article published in the dossier “The meanings of global public health” examines the efforts of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to extend medical care under social security through international conventions, advocacy and technical assistance. We asked a few questions to its author, Martin Gorsky, about ILO’s contributions to global health, the organization’s power in a neoliberal era, and its role in the Covid-19 pandemic.

Nísia Trindade Lima was appointed for a second term as President of Fiocruz

We wish her success in conducting the institution in these difficult times. The institution, under her leadership, has played an important role in the fight against COVID-19.

Salud y inmigración en Argentina, 1930-1950

En un artículo publicado en la Revista de Indias, Salud, inmigración y ayuda mutua en Argentina: el Centro Gallego de Buenos Aires entre la crisis y la emergencia de un nuevo sistema sanitario (1930-1950), publicado en el último número de la Revista de Indias, María Liliana Da Orden, de la Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, pone en diálogo la historiografía de las migraciones europeas a la Argentina con las investigaciones de historia de la salud.

Reviewing history

Three years ago we launched a new section in our journal: historiographical review. Since then we published four historiographical reviews on topics such as International exhibitions, feminism in the history of science, yellow fever in Latin America and environmental history in Brazil.