Blog: August 2019

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The globally expanding dengue problem

Friday, 23 August 2019

Jacqueline Deen is a paediatric infectious disease and public health specialist. She is currently an Adjunct Research Professor of the Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the University of the Philippines-Manila and a co-investigator of dengue studies in the Philippines.

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Supporting the next generation of researchers in India – call for research ideas opens today!

Monday, 19 August 2019

By Tamar Ghosh, RSTMH CEO

As part of our five-year strategy, we are encouraging those working in and interested in tropical medicine and global health to start research into an aspect of this field that interests them.

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A new treatment for mycetoma?

Monday, 5 August 2019

How do you treat a disease where the number of people affected is not known, diagnosis and prevention are very difficult, and the cause remains unclear?

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Studying mental health after disaster-related displacement in the South Pacific

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Kathryn Olszowy is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at New Mexico State University. She studies risk factors for non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension in low- and middle income countries.