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The establishment of the Manguinhos laboratory, 1894-1902

In order to understand the 1900 establishment of the Federal Serum Therapy Institute of Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, this paper analyzes the circulation of knowledge and international disputes surrounding vaccines.

Call for applications: Dissertation Workshop on Afro-Latin American Studies

Doctoral students at universities anywhere in the world are invited to submit an application to the dissertation workshop at the Hutchins Center, Harvard University.

Photography and railroads

This article analyzes how railway engineering was connected to the production of photographs in nineteenth-century Brazil.

Psychoanalysis during the Brazilian military dictatorship

The paper concludes that psychoanalysis over this period was dominated by the discourse of neutrality.

“Entre 30 y 35% de los diagnósticos son muy tardíos”

Una breve entrevista con Massimo Ghidinelli, Jefe de la Unidad de VIH de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud, sobre el perfil epidemiológico actual del SIDA en América Latina y el Caribe.

Health is not a commodity

See the Brazilian Contribution (Oswaldo Cruz Foundation and National Health Council) to the Global Conference on Primary Health Care, Astana, October 2018.