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História, Ciências, Saúde – Manguinhos (History, Sciences, Health – Manguinhos) is a quarterly publication of the Casa de Oswaldo Cruz, a division within the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation devoted to documentation and research in the history of science and health and also to science communication.

Launched in 1994, the journal is published in both print and digital formats (available at the SciELO portal: and is indexed in Brazil and abroad. The essence of the journal is captured by the words “history,” “science,” and “health.” HCSM’s concept of history reflects a perspective and a way of observing, interpreting, and addressing things that is common to a gamut of academic fields and professionals. Although the life sciences are its key focus, the journal also opens its pages to fields of knowledge that share ties with the historical approach.