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  • Global Public Health Special Issue: Social inequities and contemporary struggles for collective health in Latin America

    Global Public Health An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice Special Issue: Social inequities and contemporary struggles for collective health in Latin America Guest Editors: Emily E. Vasquez, Amaya Perez-Brumer, and Richard G. Parker

  • New Book By Jonathan Metzl – Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America’s Heartland

    Jonathan Metzl’s recent book may be also of interest for members of the Network:Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America’s Heartland.  New York: Basic Books https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/jonathan-m-metzl/dying-of-whiteness/9781549125812/

  • Re-Imagining Global Health Through Social Medicine – new paper by members of the GSM network

    Adams, Vincanne; Behague, Dominique; Caduff, Carlo; Löwy, Ilana and Ortega, Francisco. (2019). “Re-Imagining Global Health Through Social Medicine.” Global Public Health. DOI: 10.1080/17441692.2019.1587639 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17441692.2019.1587639

  • New England Journal of Medicine – Social Medicine Case Studies on Social Medicine

    Members of the Global Social Medicine Network are publishing a series of case studies in social medicine in the NEJM: see the New England Journal of Medicine –  Case Studies on Social Medicine    

  • Indian Journal Seminar publishes on social medicne

    The February 2019 issue of Seminar focuses on social medicine – see http://www.india-seminar.com/semframe.html

  • Social Medicine Consortium 2020 meeting

    The Social Medicine Consortium’s next annual gathering in 2020 will be in Mbarara, Uganda (likely somewhere between April – June).

  • 24 Stills in Kolkata

    The photographs from Carlo Caduff’s ethnography of cancer hospitals in India are now on show in a photography exhibition at the Cancer Hospital in Kolkata:  

  • Equal Health 2019 Summer Course: “Beyond the Biological Basis of Disease: The Social and Economic Causation of Illness” in Haiti.

    We are now accepting applications for the 2019 summer course, This three-week course, which will be held from July 7-27, 2019 in Haiti’s Central Plateau, is designed for health professional students of all levels. The course blends field visits, classroom-based presentations and discussions, group reflections, student presentations, films, and patient interaction. We create an innovative,… Read more »

  • Postdoctoral fellowship at University of Capetown: Strengthening Community Voice to address Social Determinants of Health

    Post-doctoral fellowship (1-2 years): Strengthening Community Voice to address Social Determinants of Health. This is an exciting opportunity for a post-doc interested in inter-disciplinary approaches to strengthening community participation in the health system, working with community partners to address the social determinants of health. The project emphasizes co-production of knowledge through participatory methods. The Fellowship… Read more »

  • Twenty-Four Stills photography exhibition – 1 February 2019 to 18 February 2019 at King’s College London

    Twenty-Four Stills photography exhibition 1 February 2019, 09:00 to 18 February 2019, 17:00 The Exchange, Strand Campus, London Twenty-Four Stills is a photographic exhibition documenting patients, family members and hospital staff in a cancer center in Kolkata, India. For this exhibition, Soumyendra Saha produced a series of intimate portraits of people in a state of suspension. Many… Read more »