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Hippokrates - Yearbook of the Finnish Medico-Historical Society was founded in 1983 and publishes articles in Finnish or Swedish in a popular yet scientific form on the history of medicine, healthcare, odontology, veterinary medicine or pharmacy. All the articles have an English, German or French summary. Since the Yearbook was founded all the articles published in it are indexed in the London-based Current Work on History of Medicine published by The Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine.

The first Yearbook was published in 1984.
Editor of the Yearbook is, since 1997 Professor Ilkka Alitalo.