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High incidence of tuberculosis in people with diabetes points to benefits of preventive therapy

Thursday, 7 November 2019

Sue McAllister is a Research Fellow, at the Centre for International Health, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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DFID launches flagship programme to tackle neglected tropical diseases

Friday, 25 October 2019

This week we were delighted to attend a meeting to recognise the UK Government Department for International Development’s (DFID) flagship neglected tropical disease (NTDs) programme, ASCEND at the UK Houses of Parliament.  

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Cartoons to combat snakebite: the hunt for a popular cartoon character in Myanmar

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Dr Bethany Moos is a junior doctor based in Oxford, with a keen interest in snakebite. She has recently returned from Myanmar, where she conducted a retrospective review of patients admitted with snakebite and developed new snakebite education resources.

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Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Those within the academic community will be considering open access over the coming week, Open Access Week. Open access (OA) refers to free, unrestricted online access to research, such as journal articles.

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ECTMIH 2019: Next steps

Monday, 14 October 2019

Last month, RSTMH took on one of its biggest challenges – hosting the 11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health in Liverpool.

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Recommendations for RSTMH's work on One Health

Friday, 11 October 2019

We held our Annual Meeting on 16–17 September this year on the theme of One Health. The meeting took place alongside the 11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health in Liverpool, which RSTMH hosted.

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Manson and Chalmers Medals awarded; new President announced

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Every year we award a number of medals in recognition of excellence. This year, the awards took place at our Annual Meeting, which ran concurrently to the European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, in Liverpool this September.

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Climate crisis is biggest threat to the future of global health, says RSTMH report

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

As part of a major new report, the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) asked medical professionals from across the world what they think the next 25 years will hold for global healt

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