HCS-Manguinhos team celebrates its latest issue

Gathered at the Casa de Oswaldo Cruz/Fiocruz, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the team proudly launches the journal’s latest issue.

How to free people from “abominable practices”

The essay argues that doctors and other health practitioners put a “silent racism” into practice in their reports on their interactions with indigenous communities and healers.

The influenza epidemic in Portugal, 1918-1919

The 1918 influenza pandemic was a catastrophe on a global scale. This paper investigates the epidemic in Coimbra, Portugal, using information found in the pages of a local newspaper.

In Memoriam: Dr. Elizabeth Fee

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Elizabeth Fee on October 17, 2018. Dr. Fee was a remarkable and influential public health historian.

Reconsidering the peripheral in global health

João Nunes (University of York) reviews this book considering its key contributions, which overall question commonly held assumptions about the origins and trajectory of international and global health.

Calls for Papers: Public Health and Society in Latin America and the Caribbean

The conference will be held on July 6-9, 2016, in the University of the West Indies at St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Workshop on tropical diseases to be webcasted live

The workshop is part of the project Policies and Practices of Public Health in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Historical Perspective.

Brazil’s Family Health Strategy — An article by James Macinko and Matthew J. Harris

In this article James Macinko and Matthew J. Harris explain how Brazil has made rapid progress toward universal coverage of its population through its national health system, the Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS).

Collective Health Builders: New series from Ciência & Saúde Coletiva

As part of the reflections on its twenty years of existence, Ciência & Saúde Coletiva shall publish a set of articles on individuals/actors who have contributed decisively, with ideas and actions, to the construction of the field of collective health within Brazil.