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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.

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A tribute to Sir David Weatherall

Wednesday, 2 January 2019

Our President, Professor Sarah Rowland-Jones, pays tribute to Sir David Weatherall. 

With the death of Sir David Weatherall on 8 December 2018, we lost one of the great figures of academic medicine, often described as the father of molecular genetics.

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Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene’s highlights of 2018

Friday, 21 December 2018

2018 has been an eventful 12 months for us and, as is custom when the year draws to a close, we wanted to look back at our achievements, thank our members and supporters and look ahead to 2019, and the exciting things to come.  

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RSTMH strategy: one year on

Monday, 10 December 2018

Tamar Ghosh, RSTMH CEO, reflects on the year since we launched our 2017-2022 strategy.

In September of 2017 we launched our new five-year strategy.

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Education in schools to improve early leprosy detection in Timor-Leste

Friday, 7 December 2018

Katherine Fowden is an Australian PhD student and Occupational Therapist with a Master's Degree in Public Health. 

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Proportion of population vulnerable to heat exposure is rising globally

Thursday, 29 November 2018
  • More people globally are vulnerable to heat exposure, potentially causing them heat stress, cardiovascular disease and kidney disease.
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RSTMH and ITN Productions present “Access to health: global challenges”

Friday, 23 November 2018

The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) is partnering with ITN Productions to create “Access to health: global challenges”, a flagship news-style programme exploring the progress made and challenges remaining in the world of tropical medicine and global health.

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Bringing sectors together to beat NTDs and achieve health for all

Monday, 19 November 2018

This World Toilet Day, we’re happy to be sharing a blog originally published by the International Coalition for Trachoma Control, authored by Leah Wohlgemuth, Chair of the WASH Working Group and Regional Technical Advisor at Sightsavers and Professor KH

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