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Revista Pan-Amazônica de Saúde

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MIRANDA, Aristóteles Guilliod de  and  ABREU JUNIOR, José Maria de Castro. The Sanatorium of Belém: an epic poem - or sacred road? - of its construction. Rev Pan-Amaz Saude [online]. 2016, vol.7, n.2, pp.13-25. ISSN 2176-6215.

The present paper intends to approach the origin of the Sanatorium of Belém, framing it in the context of the current care model when it was created in 1938, and also intends to evaluate the circumstances and the long period to its construction and opening in 1959 until its first year of operation.

Keywords : History of Medicine; Health Services; Hospitals, Chronic Disease.

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