A vast collection on Brazilian health and science

Lee R Hiltzik, Assistant Director at the Rockefeller Archive Center provided details about the collection and explained how it can be useful to Brazilian researchers of the history of medicine and science.

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.

“It is crucial to understand the social context of health and disease”

João Rangel de Almeida, of the Wellcome Trust, talks about the role of humanities and social sciences to improve health and about several projects supported by Wellcome in Low-and-Middle-Income-Countries.

Job opportunity: Medical Humanities Advisor

The Wellcome trust is looking for someone with the ability to identify the very best research across the many academic disciplines that make up the medical humanities.

Digitised mental health care archives

The Wellcome Trust webstise holds online material on mental health, including information about UK institutions, patient diaries, artworks and photographs.

Global health ethics events to be broadcasted live

The University of York is to collaborate with the Wellcome Trust and the WHO to produce a high-profile series of seminars examining key issues in global bioethics in October.