Mariana Ramos Pitta Lima

Mariana Ramos Pitta Lima is a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Data and Knowledge Integration for Health (CIDACS/ Fiocruz), Brazil. She holds a PhD in Public Health from Institute of Collective Health, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil.

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Democracy, power, knowledge, and health: questions for the future of social medicine

Democracy, power, knowledge, and health: questions for the future of social medicine


This essay aims to explore possibilities and challenges for the future of Social Medicine.[1] It is inspired by empirical ethnographic research, as part of a PhD in Collective Health, in a Brazilian public maternity hospital, which does not escape the contradictions of being part of a universal health system immersed in a context of deep […]