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11 reasons 2017 was a success for RSTMH

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Thank you for all your support this year.

2017 has been a great for the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Below are just some of our highlights. We couldn’t have achieved any of it without you.  

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Professor Mike Service (1933-2017)

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

It is with great sadness that the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene announces the death of Professor Mike Service, who has passed away aged 84.

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Things I’ve learned as a doctor in Mali

Friday, 8 December 2017

Dr Marcus F. Stevens BA (Oxon) BM BCh DMCC qualified from Oxford University Medical School in 2014. After leaving Oxford, he undertook a range of medical and surgical training posts in the NHS and completed the Diploma in the Medical Care of Conflicts and Catastrophes. 

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Calling for improved HIV data systems on World AIDS Day

Friday, 1 December 2017

Dr Kate Clouse is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health and the Division of Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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World Toilet Day: A sanitation revolution in South Asia

Friday, 17 November 2017

Therese Dooley is the Regional Adviser for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in UNICEF's South Asia Regional Office in Nepal.

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ASTMH TropMed17: a tale of two societies

Thursday, 16 November 2017

This month we attended the sixty-sixth ASTMH conference in Baltimore. It was a great opportunity to meet up with existing members and consolidate our relationship with the American Society, our counterpart in the States.  

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World Diabetes Day: Diabetes-free Africa and the role of women

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Worlanyo E Gato is an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at Georgia Southern University. Bettye A Apenteng and Samuel T Opoku are both Assistant Professors in Health Policy & Management and Jiann-Ping Hsu is at the College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University. 

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World Antibiotic Awareness Week and the One Health concept

Monday, 13 November 2017

Laura H Kahn is a physician and research scholar for the Programme on Science and Global Security at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

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In the Wilderness with budding tropical medicine clinicians and practitioners

Friday, 3 November 2017

We recently took part in the Student Wilderness Medicine UK Conference, an annual event hosted this year by the University of Nottingham. This meeting is for students from universities across the UK, mainly medical students.

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