Society for Social Medicine

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This is the logo of the Society for Social Medicine

The Society for Social Medicine is the primary organization for researchers in social, community, and public health in the U.K. and Ireland. It was founded in London in 1956.


The main aim of the society is to engage research, development and training in a range of segments such as epidemiology, medical and healthcare for prevention of diseases.[1]


  • To develop a multi-disciplinary approach to counter act diseases and their prevention.[1]


Membership is open to individuals who have consistently worked in the field and meet the ideologies of SSM.[1]


The Society holds an Annual Scientific Meeting each year in the British Isles. The conference proceedings and abstracts are published in a special supplement of the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "About us". SSM website. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Meetings". SSM website. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 

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