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Anthropology: Medical Anthropology

A guide to resources for anthropologists at Oxford.

Medical Anthropology

On this page you will find useful online resources on Medical Anthropology. The SCA Library has some medical and biological anthropological material, other books can also be found at the Social Science Library.

Online Resources

Medline : The National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.

Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA) : The Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA) is a section of the American Anthropological Association.

EASA Medical Anthropology Network : The European Association of Social Anthropologists has a medical anthropology network which aims to strengthen the subfield by enabling exchange of information and increasing opportunities for collaboration.

World Health Organization : The World Health Organisation is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

Don't forget that a number of medical anthropology titles can be found on EBL via OxLip.

Key books and journals

New Books