Author: Carlo Caduff

Online Workshop: Making Space for Social Medicine in Medical School Curricula: Transnational Perspectives and Pedagogy

Posted on April 13, 2022

Illness and healing can never fully be separated from social context. Yet while medical education around the world has legible standards for bioscientific subject materials, we are far more uneven in how we teach the social sciences necessary for the study of health and medicine.  This event, sponsored by the Global Social Medicine Network, brings… Read more »

Social Medicine Essay Contest

Posted on February 15, 2022

The Global Social Medicine Network is delighted to announce an exciting opportunity to participate in an essay contest. We invite submissions of essays of no more than 2500 words on the topic of THE FUTURE OF SOCIAL MEDICINE The Steering Committee of the Global Social Medicine network will select 5 winners who will be awarded… Read more »

Academic Conference: The Future of Social Medicine

Posted on December 14, 2021

What is the future of social medicine? Michelle Pentecost was invited to give a keynote lecture for the event ‘The Novel Stakes of Social Medicine’  organised by Medical Anthropology Switzerland (MAS) at the University of Lausanne. By kicking off the discussion with the question: ‘what counts as “here”?’, Michelle Pentecost brings a focus to the… Read more »

Essay Collection in The Lancet

Posted on June 15, 2021

Revitalising Global Social Medicine What is global social medicine? This collection of essays, arising from collaborations between social medicine programmes and practitioners around the world, seeks to revitalise the field of social medicine as a way to affirm a health agenda that promotes human rights and social justice (Pentecost et al., 2021). Béhague and Ortega (2021) investigate… Read more »

Request for Proposals: Workplace Mental Health 2021

Posted on May 27, 2021

Workplace Mental Health 2021   Wellcome are looking to commission up to 20 research teams to review the evidence behind individual promising approaches for preventing or addressing mental health problems in the workplace, with a particular focus on low- and middle-income countries.   Businesses all over the world are increasingly thinking about how they can… Read more »

Call for Participation: Social Medicine Writing and Publishing Workshop

Posted on March 29, 2021

Social Medicine Writing and Publishing Workshop Call for Participation 10 May 2021 The key aim of this online workshop is to build the writing and publishing capacity of early-career researchers based at institutions in Latin America who are working in the fields of social medicine / collective health and are interested in publishing in English-language… Read more »

50 Years of Social Medicine: Online Workshop

Posted on March 22, 2021

Social Medicine is an umbrella term for a plurality of local initiatives since the 19th century that have attempted to make access to medicine easier and fair. In other words, social medicine has been considered as a way to achieve social justice through medical and health practices. In this workshop, we want to investigate the… Read more »

Social Medicine From The South

Posted on March 22, 2021

A discussion that rethinks the set of relations so frequently described as ’North/South’ in social medicine What would it mean to make the so-called ‘South’ the location from which we enter a conversation about social medicine? And, conversely, what would it mean to make social medicine the location from which we enter a conversation about… Read more »

Wellcome’s Mental Health Active Ingredients 2021 Request for Proposals

Posted on February 3, 2021

Wellcome’s Mental Health Active Ingredients 2021 Request for Proposals   Wellcome is delighted to announce the launch of our Active Ingredients 2021 Request for Proposals. Starting with anxiety and depression in young people, Wellcome is determined to transform how we understand, fund and address mental health problems by 2030. Our vision is a world in which… Read more »