‘Medicine in Context’, tenth biennial conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine, will be held at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 3-6 July 2007.
The conference will have a full and varied programme, featuring a range of themes and distinguished keynote speakers. A highlight will be a Witness Seminar on global eradication of human infectious diseases and on the work of renowned microbiologist and immunologist, Professor Frank Fenner.
‘Medicine in Context’ will appeal not only to historians of medicine and health, but also to anyone with an interest in the field, or with an involvement in the health professions and the provision of health care.
Themes for 'Medicine in Context' include: Medicine & Innovation; Medicine & Government; Patient Perspectives; Medicine & Industry; Medicine & Community; Nursing Challenges; Professing Medicine; Medicine & Empire; Ailments Old & New; Therapies New & Old.
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