Blog: October 2017

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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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The Soulsby Foundation travelling fellowships: apply for up to £20,000 funding

Thursday, 2 November 2017

The Soulsby Foundation is offering travel fellowships to medical or veterinary graduates who propose an impactful project within the international field of One Health’.

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Images from a Warming Planet

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Ashley Cooper is an environmental photographer who has spent the last 13 years amassing the worlds largest collection of climate change images.

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Health impacts of climate change already felt today, says Lancet report

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Climate change is already having an impact on health, impacting on labour productivity, the spread of infectious disease and exposure to air pollution and heatwaves, and affecting countries worldwide, according to the first report of

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New access to old datasets provides huge potential in fight against malaria

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Laura Merson works with the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) to develop platforms that synthesise global health data to generate reliable evidence and research-driven responses to major challenges in poverty related diseases and emerging infections. 

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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.