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World Toilet Day: A sanitation revolution in South Asia

Friday, 17 November 2017

Therese Dooley is the Regional Adviser for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in UNICEF's South Asia Regional Office in Nepal.

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ASTMH TropMed17: a tale of two societies

Thursday, 16 November 2017

This month we attended the sixty-sixth ASTMH conference in Baltimore. It was a great opportunity to meet up with existing members and consolidate our relationship with the American Society, our counterpart in the States.  

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In the Wilderness with budding tropical medicine clinicians and practitioners

Friday, 3 November 2017

We recently took part in the Student Wilderness Medicine UK Conference, an annual event hosted this year by the University of Nottingham. This meeting is for students from universities across the UK, mainly medical students.

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Health impacts of climate change already felt today, says Lancet report

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Climate change is already having an impact on health, impacting on labour productivity, the spread of infectious disease and exposure to air pollution and heatwaves, and affecting countries worldwide, according to the first report of

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Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene to host ECTMIH 2019 in Liverpool

Friday, 20 October 2017

As the 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH) in Antwerp closes, the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) announces it will host the 11th ECTMIH in 2019, on behalf of the Federation of European Societies for Tropical Medicine and Internatio

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Meeting Members and forging partnerships in India

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Earlier this month we went to India to launch our new five-year strategy and explore ways in which RSTMH can provide more value to its Members from India.

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East African Research in Progress 2017 meeting

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Would you recognise the smell of fermented cassava?

This is how Dr William P. Howlett kicked off his lecture and our first-ever East African Research in Progress meeting at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) in Moshi, Tanzania.

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Dr Neville Martin Bailey MD, MSc, DPH (1930-2017)

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

We are sad to announce to death of Dr Neville Martin Bailey, an RSTMH fellow since 1966, whose papers on the treatment and diagnosis of Human Trypanosomiasis featured in several issues of Transactions.

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A new direction to guide our ambition of saving lives and improving health

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

As our friends and members, you are central to everything we do at the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. We are therefore thrilled to tell you about the start of our journey to a more impactful way of working and communicating.

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Recognising pioneers in global health and tropical medicine

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Every year, The Trustees of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, along with some partners, award a number of medals in recognition of excellence to pioneers in global health and tropical medicine.