Blog: October 2018

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Snakebite: time for collective action

Monday, 29 October 2018

The World Health Organization estimates that between 81,000 and 138,000 people around the world die each year from snakebite and up to 400,000 are left permanently disabled or disfigured, as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes.

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A Presidential farewell from Simon Cathcart

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Having completed three years as RSTMH President, I can now reflect on what has been achieved in that time, and where the Society is heading in the future.

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RSTMH and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine announce Hemingway Award

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Today – 9 October – the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) have announced a new award, the Hemingway Award, to coincide with the celebrations of Professor Janet Hemingway’s outstanding career and achievements, as she steps d

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Our 2018 medals and awards winners

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Every year we award a number of medals in recognition of excellence. This year, the awards took place at our Annual Meeting at the Royal College of Physicians in London.

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RSTMH announces student essay prize

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Welcome to the RSTMH Medical Student Essay Competition.

This is the first time we have run this for some years and we plan to have an essay competition for global health students in due course.