Fellowships for scholars of Brazil, India and South Africa

These fellowships will be for research in history of medicine and in medical humanities using the collections of leading North-American institutions.

Our journal on the 25th ICHST

The editor’s letter of our latest issue (July/Sept. 2017) highlights the strong impact of the “global turn” on the history of science.

Marcos Cueto is the new President-Elect of the Division of History of Science and Technology of the IUHPST

Cueto was nominated President-Elect by a majority vote of the General Assembly during the 25th ICHST.

The legacy of Oswaldo Cruz

In the editor’s note of the latest issue of HCS-Manguinhos (vol.24 no.2 Apr./Jun. 2017), André Felipe Cândido da Silva and Marcos Cueto reflect on the hundredth anniversary of the death of Oswaldo Cruz.

WHO elects Ethiopia’s Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as its new director general

Tedros will be the first director-general from an African country.

The medicalization of birth in a socio-historical perspective  

HCS-Manguinhos announces a call for papers for a special issue on birth.

Marcos Cueto and Steven Palmer win the 2017 George Rosen Prize

Te book “Medicine and Public Health in Latin America: A History” won a prize given by the American Association for the History of Medicine.

Human sciences against zika

Researchers of the international consortium ZIKAlliance gathered at Fiocruz to discuss the social aspects of the disease, such as the effects of campaigns and sexual rights.

Zika, social sciences and humanities

International conference about the role of social sciences in the struggle against Zika. March 30, 2017, ENSP/Fiocruz

Una desgracia anunciada

En entrevista a DW, Marcos Cueto analiza el brote actual de fiebre amarilla en Brasil desde una perspectiva histórica.