The promise of history: Astana, São Paulo, and the challenges in Brazil

science editors André Felipe Cândido da Silva and Marcos Cueto write about the crucial role of history in understanding the present.

Writing the history of knowledge in Brazil

Our latest issue features a “Research Note” by Peter Burke, one of the greatest historians of our time.

Philanthropy and the State: New paradigms

Call for papers for a special issue on Philanthropy. Send us your work by August 31, 2018.

Eugenics in Mediterranean Europe and Latin America

HCSM’s new issue explores eugenic thinking and practice beyond the English-speaking world.

La maternidad en la historia argentina, 1900-1946

Lea la reseña de Karina Felliti publicada en HCS-Manguinhos (vol.23 no.1 Jan./Mar. 2016).

Current issue online!

Readers will find articles that explore different aspects of disease: stigmatization, medical discourse and the role of media.

Railroads and tropical medicine in Brazil

This paper by Jaime Benchimol and André Felipe Cândido da Silva, our former and current science editors, shows how railways supported the development of tropical medicine in the First Republic.

Looking ahead to 2019: 25 years of HCSM

Our journal will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2019. In the editor’s note of our current issue, science editors André Felipe Cândido da Silva and Marcos Cueto reflected on the progress made so far and the hurdles still to be overcome.

Carlos Chagas in the Amazon, 1913

It reviews the 21 days expedition up the Yaco River, in Alto Purus, federal territory of Acre.

Control de la Tuberculosis en Grandes Ciudades de Latinoamérica y el Caribe

La tuberculosis es un grave problema de salud pública en las Américas, en donde se estiman aproximadamente 23 000 muertos cada año por esta enfermedad, según los datos de la OMS.