European Society for Health and Medical Sociology


A small group of devoted, internationally active scientists involved in socio-medical research initiated the foundation of European Society of Medical Sociology (ESMS) in the early 1980ies.

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17th biennal congress of the ESHMS

Date: from Thursday 7 June 2018 to Friday 8 June 2018
Location: Lisbon, Portugal

The 17th ESHMS conference was held on June 7th-8th, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. The theme of the congress was 'Old pensions, emerging paradoxes in health: rights, knowledge, and trust'.


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