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Why good data is crucial to achieving universal healthcare

Monday, 15 April 2019

Professor Andy Tatem is Director of WorldPop and is a Professor in Geography at the University of Southampton in the UK

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Mental health, NTDs and universal health coverage: no health without mental health

Friday, 5 April 2019

Dr Julian Eaton is Mental Health Director at CBM International and Co-Director at the Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

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World Autism Awareness Day: Vaccines did not cause Rachel’s autism

Monday, 1 April 2019

Peter Hotez MD PhD is Professor of Paediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology, and Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston, Texas, USA. He is also an RSTMH Honorary Fellow. 

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One Health and snakebite: catching up with the Coopers

Monday, 1 April 2019

By Tamar Ghosh, RSTMH CEO

Very recently, we had the real pleasure of welcoming Professor John E Cooper, and his wife Margaret Cooper to the RSTMH office, for a cup of tea and a catch up.

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The BCG vaccine works, so why do we need new TB vaccines?

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Dr Rebecca Harris and Professor Richard White, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

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A world free of TB is possible by 2045, new report says

Thursday, 21 March 2019

Ahead of World TB Day on 24 March, The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis has published findings that estimate the savings from averting a TB death are three times the costs and may be much greater

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Mosquito-killing drug reduced malaria episodes by a fifth among children

Thursday, 14 March 2019

First evidence that repeated mass administration of ivermectin can reduce malaria incidence in children aged five or younger without an increase in adverse events for the wider population given the drug.

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RSTMH announces Professor Dame Sally Davies as Honorary Fellow

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

We are delighted to announce Professor Dame Sally Davies (pictured below), Chief Medical Officer for England and Chief Medical Advisor to the UK government, as our latest annual RSTMH Honorary Fellow.

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Striving for gender equity in the fight against neglected tropical diseases

Friday, 8 March 2019

Maureen Kelly, Senior Data Analytics Manager, USAID’s ENVISION Project, RTI International
Daniel Cohn, Senior Program Manager, USAID’s Act to End NTDs | West Program, FHI 360

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