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Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene to host ECTMIH 2019 in Liverpool

Friday, 20 October 2017

As the 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH) in Antwerp closes, the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) announces it will host the 11th ECTMIH in 2019, on behalf of the Federation of European Societies for Tropical Medicine and Internatio

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Meeting Members and forging partnerships in India

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Earlier this month we went to India to launch our new five-year strategy and explore ways in which RSTMH can provide more value to its Members from India.

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World Food Day: Migration, food security, rural development

Monday, 16 October 2017

In 2015, there were 244 million international migrants, 40% more than in 2000. More people have been forced to flee their homes than at any time since the Second World War due to conflict and instability.

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What next for planetary health and RSTMH?

Friday, 6 October 2017

As our world becomes more interconnected and interdependent, we must consider a wider approach to improving global health.

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East African Research in Progress 2017 meeting

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Would you recognise the smell of fermented cassava?

This is how Dr William P. Howlett kicked off his lecture and our first-ever East African Research in Progress meeting at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) in Moshi, Tanzania.

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World Rabies Day: Getting to zero by 2030

Thursday, 28 September 2017

As we commemorate the anniversary of Louis Pasteur’s death on World Rabies Day today, let us not lose sight of the deep appreciation for the sanctity of children’s lives that exercised Pasteur – “When I approach a child he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is and respect for w

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Dr Neville Martin Bailey MD, MSc, DPH (1930-2017)

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

We are sad to announce to death of Dr Neville Martin Bailey, an RSTMH fellow since 1966, whose papers on the treatment and diagnosis of Human Trypanosomiasis featured in several issues of Transactions.

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A new direction to guide our ambition of saving lives and improving health

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

As our friends and members, you are central to everything we do at the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. We are therefore thrilled to tell you about the start of our journey to a more impactful way of working and communicating.

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Recognising pioneers in global health and tropical medicine

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Every year, The Trustees of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, along with some partners, award a number of medals in recognition of excellence to pioneers in global health and tropical medicine.

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