ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Aspects of Social History of Medicine

T he International Health Division (IHD), a constituent agency of the Rockefeller Foundation (RF), initiated a global antihookworm campaign in the second decade of the 20th century.1 Investigations by....

…We should no longer be guilty of the neglect of the health ofour people. [M K Gandhi 1940]Few nations have addressed the health needs of their peoples withsuch callousness and contempt. [P Sainath....

C ontrary to existing histories, “malaria” was not associated in the third quarter of the 19th century with a predictable set of maladies, neither was it expected to produce “clear and consistent....

C oncern over high rates of maternal mortality in Bombay Presidency had led to Indian initiatives in founding and financing obstetric facilities, from the mid-19th century. The first institution to be....