Blog: September 2018

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RSTMH and NNN announce winners of the Beat NTDs photo contest

Monday, 24 September 2018

As the Neglected Tropical Disease NGO Network (NNN) Annual Meeting kicks off today in Addis Ababa, we are very excited to pleased to announce the winners of our joint photo competition with NNN on the theme of neglected tropical diseased, called Beat NTDs.

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Global coalition of health organisations announces first-ever International Snakebite Awareness Day

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Today – 19 September – a coalition of organisations working on global health and tropical medicine around the world, including the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, is announcing the first-ever International Snakebite Awareness Day.

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Our first Careers Day on global health and tropical medicine

Monday, 17 September 2018

On 15 September, we held our first Careers Day event for medical students, at Imperial College London.

The one-day event was what we hope to be the first of many similar meetings that we hope to perfect and roll out across the UK in the coming months and years.

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The importance of RSTMH on the issue of drug resistant infections

Friday, 14 September 2018

Adam Roberts (pictured) is a Senior Lecturer and AMR lead at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. His research group is currently funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).

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High lead contamination of animal foods pre-dispose the Ugandan population to cancer

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Inorganic compounds are such a key part of our ecosystem, it is difficult to define human history without making a key reference to them.