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Planetary Health Conference 2020, hosted by the Medical Research Unit, The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in partnership with the Government of The Gambia and the Centre for Climate Change & Planetary Health

Planetary Health Conference 2020

Friday, 14 February 2020

Adebisi Yusuff Adebayo is an RSTMH Student Ambassador from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and the Associate Director for Research at Global Health Focus. He attended the maiden edition of Planetary Health Conference in Banjul, The Gambia in January 2020.


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International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

For Women and Girls in Science Day we asked women RSTMH members about their careers in tropical medicine and what advice they would give to their younger selves – and other female scientists - just starting out in the field.


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Wednesday, 5 February 2020


New schistosomiasis educational tool developed by RSTMH member, Dr Uwem Ekpo, Professor of Parasitology & Epidemiology at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria

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Kigali Summit on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases announced

Monday, 27 January 2020

Today, the Government of Rwanda announced the Kigali Summit on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), which will take place in the Rwandan capital on 25 June this year. 

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Confirmed Cases of the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) * as of 26 Jan 2020

Outbreak of novel coronavirus from Wuhan – an emergency in China with pandemic potential

Monday, 27 January 2020

Dr Tom Fletcher is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, and Infectious Disease Consultant at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

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Patient examined at The Leprosy Mission Trust India Hospital in Shahdara, India

A comprehensive approach to NTD care in Shahdara, India

Sunday, 26 January 2020

Dr Mwele Ntuli Malecela is Director of the Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases at the World Health Organization.

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Our plans for 2020

Monday, 13 January 2020

As we start 2020, we can look forward to an important and exciting year for the world of tropical medicine and global health.

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Our 19 highlights of 2019

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Tamar Ghosh, RSTMH CEO

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Remembering children on Human Rights Day: Child marriage in Bangladesh and why it matters for child health

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Kyu Han Lee is a postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and an epidemiologist for the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) network.