Blog: May 2018

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Submit your photos to the Beat NTDs photo contest

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Neglected Tropical Disease (NTDs) are a group of treatable and preventable diseases that continue to affect over 1.5 billion of the world's most impoverished, marginalised people living in remote communities. Despite their prevalence, they get little attention or coverage.

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MSF Scientific Days: sharing humanitarian research with global health community

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

We were very proud to be supporting MSF's Scientific Days, which took place on 24 and 25 May at the Royal Society of Medicine in London, for a fourth year.

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Empowering UK health professionals to engage with global health issues

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Dr Layth Hanbali is a NHS junior doctor and the partnerships co-lead for Health Professionals for Global Health

The relevance of global health to our everyday lives cannot be overstated.

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Global healthcare access and quality improved from 2000-2016

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Healthcare access and quality improved globally from 2000-2016 due in part to large gains seen in many low and middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, according to the latest data from the

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Small grants programme 2018: analysis and next steps

Monday, 21 May 2018

It’s such an honour to be able to award funding to worthy research projects and feel like RSTMH is making a difference to people’s careers and hopefully the field of tropical medicine and global health.

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Blood donation and public-private partnership in Mali

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

From time to time, we like to bring you stories of the work of our members around the world. Here we hear from Dr Marcus F. Stevens. 

Dr Stevens qualified from Oxford University in 2014 and subsequently undertook his Foundation Training in Bristol and Yeovil.

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Improve health globally – by strengthening the role of nurses

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Lord Nigel Crisp is the Co-chair of the Nursing Now campaign. He was Chief Executive of the NHS in England and Permanent Secretary of the Department of Heath from 2000 to 2006. Follow him on Twitter @lordnigelcrisp.