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LATIN AMERICA Published in September, 2019 H E K T O R A M A   . AFRICAN AMERICAN MEDICAL PIONEERS The first hospital in the Americas was built by Fray Nicolás de Ovando from 1503 to 1508 in Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti). Named Hospital de San Nicolás de Bari (I), it was located in […]

A lesson in horizontality: El Hospital San Vicente de Paúl in Medellin, Colombia

Moisés Enghelberg New York, United States    Fountain at the Hospital Universitario San Vicente de Paúl This is not the story about another hospital, rebuilt from rubble after an earthquake. It is not even a story about perseverance, as much as it is about putting the pieces back together. It is also a story about […]

Osteopathic medicine, touch and psychoanalysis: at a new crossroad

Moises Enghelberg New York, USA    Technique of manipulating contracted inter-vertebralligament in cervical region. (World War I era) Otis Historical Archives National Museum of Health and Medicine Space As a point of departure is the notion of space and the value given to personal space in therapy. Space, the dialectic force by which touch and closeness […]