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My journey with RSTMH towards the effective control of sleeping sickness vectors

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Naomi Riithi is an RSTMH member and a Kenyan graduate student at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) registered at Kenyatta University for a Master of Science in Applied Medical Entomology.

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High incidence of tuberculosis in people with diabetes points to benefits of preventive therapy

Thursday, 7 November 2019

Sue McAllister is a Research Fellow, at the Centre for International Health, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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DFID launches flagship programme to tackle neglected tropical diseases

Friday, 25 October 2019

This week we were delighted to attend a meeting to recognise the UK Government Department for International Development’s (DFID) flagship neglected tropical disease (NTDs) programme, ASCEND at the UK Houses of Parliament.  

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Cartoons to combat snakebite: the hunt for a popular cartoon character in Myanmar

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Dr Bethany Moos is a junior doctor based in Oxford, with a keen interest in snakebite. She has recently returned from Myanmar, where she conducted a retrospective review of patients admitted with snakebite and developed new snakebite education resources.

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ECTMIH 2019: Next steps

Monday, 14 October 2019

Last month, RSTMH took on one of its biggest challenges – hosting the 11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health in Liverpool.

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Recommendations for RSTMH's work on One Health

Friday, 11 October 2019

We held our Annual Meeting on 16–17 September this year on the theme of One Health. The meeting took place alongside the 11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health in Liverpool, which RSTMH hosted.

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Manson and Chalmers Medals awarded; new President announced

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Every year we award a number of medals in recognition of excellence. This year, the awards took place at our Annual Meeting, which ran concurrently to the European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, in Liverpool this September.

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RSTMH celebrates ten years of International Health

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Professor David Molyneux is an Honorary Professor at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Emeritus Professor of the University of Liverpool. He was Director of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine between 1991 and 2000.