Since 1907, the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) has been dedicated to improving tropical medicine and global health.
This year we have once again seen a record number of applicants for our small grants programme, receiving 932 applications in total.
This year the WHO NTD Road Map will offer a plan to accelerate progress with countries, communities and people at the centre. In this series of blogs we ask those who have been working on these diseases for some time to share their stories of success and achievement so far.
This year, the AGM will take place as a stand-alone meeting, and will be fully virtual.
13-14 Oct 2020 | 11am – 5pm UK time, on demand available for delegates
Our Annual Meeting is now fully virtual. Covering specific emerging diseases such as COVID-19 as well as cross cutting themes including misinformation and infodemics, climate change, One Health, zoonoses and migration.
This one-day meeting brings together microbiologists, consultants in infectious disease, infection control nurses and biomedical and clinical scientists to hear updates on recent “hot topics” in all aspects of infectious disease.
2020 Mahathir Science Award recipient is a thought-leader in TB, HIV/TB and emerging and re-emerging epidemic infections.
The WHO have released interim guidance on "Considerations for implementing mass treatment, active case‐finding and population-based surveys for neglected tropical diseases in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic"
It is with great sadness that the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) has learned about the passing of Professor Harold Townson (1942-2020).