Vol. 14 • n. 4 • Oct.-Dec. 2007



Struggling to a monumental triumph: re-assessing the final phases of the smallpox eradication program in India, 1960-1980
Sanjoy Bhattacharya
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Joining pleasure and work in the making science: the Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro –1808 to 1860
Begonha Bediaga
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The city of Santos and the expansion of Brazilian public health services in homeopathy
Célia Maria Patriani Justo and Mara H. de Andréa Gomes

Ilha Grande Lazaretto: isolation, imprisonment, and surveillance in the fields of health care and politics (1884-1942)
Myrian Sepúlveda dos Santos

Sociocultural transformations in hospital food
Andresa Michele Godoy, Doraci Alves Lopes and Rosa Wanda Diez Garcia

The office of doctor Edelvito Campelo D’Araújo: Pedra Grande Penitentiary as a space for building knowledge (1933-1945)
Fernanda Rebelo and Sandra Caponi

The persistence of the theory of indigenous degeneration and colonialism within the theoretical foundations of Brazilian archeology
Francisco Silva Noelli and Lúcio Menezes Ferreira

Cândido de Mello Leitão: the biological sciences and the valorization of nature and diversity of life
José Luiz de Andrade Franco and José Augusto Drummond

Casa Siloé: the history of an NGO for children with HIV/AIDS
Maria de Fatima de Oliveira Andrade, Maria Cezira Fantini Nogueira Martins and Cláudia Maria Bógus 

Health education: sickness as a subject in science classes
Silmara Sartoreto Oliveira, Lariza Borges Guerreiro and Patrícia Mendes Bonfim

Curriculum reform and research in dentistry at the undergraduate level: history under construction
Luciana Ávila Maltagliati and Paulete Goldenberg 

A tribute to Manoel da Gama Lobo (1835-1883), pioneer in the epidemiology of vitamin A deficiency in Brazil
Francisco de Assis Guedes de Vasconcelos and Leonor Maria Pacheco Santos

A challenge to Peronism`s social justice: hydatidosis in the province of Buenos Aires, 1946-1952
Adriana Valobra

The physical and health status of runaway slaves announced in Jornal do Commercio (RJ) in 1850
Márcia Amantino

War and oranges: a radiophonic lecture on the nutritional value of Brazilian fruits (1940)
Jaime Rodrigues and Maria da Penha Costa Vasconcellos

On the de-institutionalization of psychiatry: history and perspectives
• review by Ana Teresa A. Venâncio on Psiquiatria institucional: do hospício à reforma psiquiátrica, by Maurício Lougon
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Genetics and its challenges in contemporary Brazil
• review by Cristiano Guedes on Admirável nova genética: bioética e sociedade, by Debora Diniz (Org.)
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From Roosevelt, but from Getúlio as well: the Serviço Especial de Saúde Pública
• review by Jorge Ferreira on Políticas internacionais de saúde na era Vargas: o Serviço Especial de Saúde Pública, 1942-1960, by André Luiz Vieira de Campos
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Cooperation between Brazil and the US in the health field: the Serviço Especial de Saúde Pública and the Vargas administration’s sanitary policy
• review by Regina Érika Domingos de Figueiredo on Políticas internacionais de saúde na era Vargas: o Serviço Especial de Saúde Pública, 1942-1960, by André Luiz vieira Campos
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Family Health Program: assessment of child-maternal health care and representations of women’s health in the municipality of Teixeiras, Minas Gerais
Glauce Dias Costa
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A clearing in the sertão? Health, nation, and region in the construction of Brasilia (1956-1960)
Tamara Rangel
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Secret remedies, heroic drugs, and patent medicine: a history of drug regulation in Antioquia, 1900-1940
Víctor Manuel García
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