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Poder e saúde na América do Sul: os congressos sanitários internacionais, 1870--1889 (2013)


This article analyzes the international sanitary conferences that were held in South America in 1873 and 1887, involving the Brazilian Empire and the Republics of Argentina and Uruguay, as an integral part of a series of similar events that took place in Europe and North America starting in the second half of the nineteenth century. The interests of the countries involved, namely trade relations and immigration from Europe - both directly affected by the epidemics - are discussed, and the repercussions of these sanitary agreements on the other countries in the Americas are indicated. The American health conventions in the late nineteenth century represented the first initiatives in the Americas to solve international public health problems.

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Authors & Contributors
MacLeod, Roy M.
Podgorny, Irina
Pimentel, Juan
McClellan, James E., III
Regourd, François
Sörlin, Sverker
História, Ciências, Saúde---Manguinhos
Science Technology and Society
Science in Context
Health and History
Science, Technology and Human Values
Museum History Journal
Univ. Chicago Press
Lugar Editorial
Lexington Books
Harvard University Press
Duke University Press
Princeton University Press
Emigration; immigration
Public health
Cross-cultural interaction; cultural influence
Latin America
South Africa
19th century
20th century
17th century
16th century
18th century
World Health Organization (WHO)

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