Blog: January 2019

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First Lassa fever conference takes place in Nigeria

Monday, 28 January 2019

Adebisi Yusuff Adebayo, an RSTMH Student Ambassador from University of Ibadan, Nigeria, attended the First International Lassa Fever Conference in Abuja this month.

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World Leprosy Day: Dedicated to ending disability and discrimination

Friday, 25 January 2019

Rajni Kant Singh, MIPH (LSHTM, UK) is State Coordinator for Bihar operations at the LEPRA Society, India

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Our plans for the year ahead

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

As we start 2019, it’s a good time to reflect on what we have achieved in the last year and to start to focus on delivering our exciting plans for the year ahead.

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Interview with Tamar Ghosh, RSTMH CEO, "Access to health: global challenges"

Monday, 21 January 2019

The first global monitoring report “Tracking Universal Health Coverage” from WHO and the World Bank in 2015, revealed that 400 million people do not have access to essential health services, including family planning, antenatal care, skilled birth attendance, child immunisation, antiretroviral th

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Professor Emeritus Dato CP Ramachandran (6 June 1936 – 12 January 2019)

Friday, 18 January 2019

By Professor John Horton, former RSTMH Board Member, Vice-President (2005-2007) and Honorary Fellow.

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RSTMH membership update

Thursday, 17 January 2019

By Claire Coveney, RSTMH's Membership Manager

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HIV: A journey through adolescence

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Rashida Ferrand is a Professor of International Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Since 2007, she has been based in Zimbabwe where she leads a research group conducting clinical and epidemiological studies on HIV infection in older children and adolescents.

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Update our our student essay competition

Friday, 4 January 2019

An update from RSTMH CEO, Tamar Ghosh, on our student essay competition:

Just before Christmas we closed submission for the student essay competition.

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In Memoriam: Professor Wallace Peters (1924-2018)

Thursday, 3 January 2019

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our former President and Manson Medallist, Professor Wallace Peters, who died in late December 2018, aged 94.