Recent Posts

124 years of Fiocruz in HCSM

Fiocruz celebrates its 124th anniversary on May 25th. We selected a wide range of articles discussing the institution’s different aspects, areas, and activities.

Fotografía, medicina y corporalidad

Este artículo de Hilderman Cardona Rodas, profesor de la Universidad de Medellín, expone los soportes epistemológicos de una investigación sobre las representaciones sociales de la enfermedad desde el registro de la dermatología clínica durante la segunda mitad del siglo XIX.

“Pandemics know no borders, but Responses to Pandemics Do”

In an article recently published in The Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Marcos Cueto, the scientific editor of HCS-Manguinhos, focuses on Brazil and Peru, the Latin American epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 and 2021.

History and Philosophy of Science: An Interview with Michael Osborne

In this interview with HCS-Manguinhos, Michael A. Osborne, former President of the Division of History of Science and Technology for the period 2017-2021, explains the crucial interaction between philosophy and history of science and how this can be improved.

Historia de la fiebre amarilla

El libro Historia de la Fiebre Aamarilla: Nacimiento de la medicina tropical está disponible para descarga gratuita en el Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas de la Universidad de México.

The struggle of workers for rights and healthcare

These articles analyze questions such as rights for workers, the protection of motherhood for workers, legislation for occupational accidents, regulations related to working hours, and the struggle for healthcare coverage.