Blog: January 2017

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Asia Malaria Images Poster
 

Asia Malaria Images: a photography exhibition

Thursday, 26 January 2017

This photography exhibition by Pearl Gan is in association with Eijkman Oxford Clinical Research Unit and the Wellcome Trust and runs from 2-29 Sept 2017 at the National Library Singapore.      

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Research in progress 2016

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Just under 100 people attended our annual Research In Progress meeting, at the end of 2016. 

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Two children in a hammock
 

Spotlight on January's International Health

Thursday, 19 January 2017

The January issue of International Health is now available online. This month's Editors Choice is an original research paper on the sex disparities in outcomes among adults on long-term antiretroviral treatment in northern Nigeria.

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Dr Judy MacArthur Clark CBE, RSTMH Trustee
 

One World-One Health at the RSTMH Biennial Meeting, autumn 2016

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

This intimate association between human and animal health underpins what is known as the One Health agenda, recognised by both the WHO (World Health Organisation) and the OIE (World Animal Health Organisation). And it’s not only in Africa that urgency applies but throughout the world, particularly in developing regions where surveillance systems are at their weakest and pandemic spread is highly likely.

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Tropical Medicine 100 years on from Sir Patrick Manson by Professor Alan Fenwick OBE

Monday, 9 January 2017

We were delighted that Professor Alan Fenwick OBE delivered the Christmas Manson lecture at our Research in Progress meeting on the 14th December last year.

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Professor Sarah Rowland-Jones reflects on the past year at RSTMH

Friday, 6 January 2017

2016 was an exciting year for RSTMH in many ways, and also a turning point when we said goodbye in July to the Society’s first CEO, Gerri McHugh.