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Latin American Social Medicine publications

Identifier: HHC 336

Scope and Contents

Consists of Latin American healthcare publications. The collection dates 1981-2013. These publications help document published work about social medicine and human rights in Latin America. The collection includes publications from Cuba, Chile, Uruguay, and Argentina.


  • 1981-2013

Conditions Governing Use

The collection is available for research and open to the public. Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biographical / Historical

These publications were donated to HSLIC by Dr. Howard Waitzkin as part of the Latin American Social Medicine database. Consisting of two phases, the project ran from 2000-2009 and was funded by the National Library of Medicine of the U. S. National Institutes of Health through the Health Sciences Center of the University of New Mexico (HSC-UNM). The resulting database includes over 1100 abastracts of books, book chapters, and journal articles in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

[Source:, accessed May 31, 2023]


5 linear inches

Language of Materials

Spanish; Castilian



Collection is minimally processed.

Custodial History

Donated by Dr. Howard Waitzkin as part of the Latin American Social Medicine project.
Guide to Latin American Social Medicine publications
Abbie Weiser
May 31, 2023
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Most of the publication titles and text are in Spanish. Diacritics were used when present in titles.

Repository Details

Part of the UNM Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center Repository

MSC 09 5100
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque New Mexico 87131 United States