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Lessons from the Field: the importance of learning and keeping ‘ahead of the times’

Friday, 3 April 2020

Emma Williams is the Managing Editor of RSTMH's journals, Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and International Health.

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On the front line: Period Poverty

Thursday, 2 April 2020

Natania Varshney is a medical student at Imperial College London. She is an RSTMH member and is currently studying for a Global Health BSc at Imperial as part of her intercalated degree. She’s set to conduct research with Polygeia in Women’s Health.

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RTI International/Damien Schumann | Volunteers administer treatment for trachoma during a treatment campaign in Mozambique., 2019
 

COVID-19: WHO issues interim guidance for implementation of NTD programmes

Thursday, 2 April 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued interim guidance for NTD programmes in accordance with the public health measures put in place to curb the Covid-19 pandemic.

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CDTI drug distribution, Burundi
 

River Blindness: A personal view

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Dr Adrian Hopkins MBE, is an ophthalmologist and expert in neglecte

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COVID-19 – advice from RSTMH members and Fellows

Monday, 23 March 2020

Written by Tamar Ghosh, RSTMH CEO

A few weeks ago, I asked our members and Fellows what they felt RSTMH should be doing to help the global efforts to tackle COVID-19. Thank you to everyone once again who got in touch.

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Tamar Ghosh, CEO
 

My personal reflections about COVID-19

Monday, 23 March 2020

Reflections by Tamar Ghosh, RSTMH CEO

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World Water Day 2020

Friday, 20 March 2020

Helen Hamilton is a Senior Policy Analyst on Health and Hygiene at WaterAid UK. She leads the organisation’s policy and advocacy on global health and hygiene, championing policy, programming and research innovation on comprehensive approaches to public health.

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COVID-19, LMICs and the importance of collective preparedness

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

By Professor Jimmy Whitworth, professor of international public health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

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Professor Alan Fenwick (photo: The End Fund)
 

NTDs: A 60-year history

Monday, 9 March 2020

By Emeritus Professor Alan Fenwick,OBE, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, Founder of SCI.

 

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Meeting with Professor Tumani Corrah KBE MRG

Monday, 9 March 2020

I recently had the pleasure of meeting with Professor Tumani Corrah KBE MRG.  Professor Corrah has been a member of RSTMH for many years and we were proud to hear that this year he was appointed honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of

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