Remembering Alan Magill
The Trustees and staff of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene are deeply saddened to hear of the untimely death of Dr Alan Magill. Alan was a true friend to the Society and to many of its Fellows; we were honoured that he opened our Measuring Progress meeting in Oxford in September 2014 with an extraordinary keynote address on malaria eradication.
The world has lost a gentle, kind and utterly visionary leader. We offer our deepest sympathies to Alan’s wife, daughters and extended family as well as to his colleagues at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and across the globe.