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Improve health globally – by strengthening the role of nurses

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Lord Nigel Crisp is the Co-chair of the Nursing Now campaign. He was Chief Executive of the NHS in England and Permanent Secretary of the Department of Heath from 2000 to 2006. Follow him on Twitter @lordnigelcrisp.

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Preventive use of common antibiotic reduces child mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Study shows giving drug ‘at scale’ is a life-saving intervention for vulnerable children

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Malaria: a reflection from the past, a gaze into the future

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

RSTMH Member Emma Lalande is studying for a BA in Biomedical Sciences at Lincoln College, University of Oxford and writes a synoptic view of antimalarial drugs, treatments and targets in Transactions.

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Submit your photos to Photovoice at HSR2018

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

The Global Symposium on Health Systems Research invites you to submit Photovoice applications. 

RSTMH is proud to be sponsoring the Photovoice exhibit. 

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Professor David Molyneux announced as Editor-in-Chief of International Health

Friday, 13 April 2018

The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) has announced Professor David Molyneux, Emeritus Professor and Senior Professorial Fellow and neglected tropical diseases lead at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, as the Editor-in-Chief of our journal,

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New bed net coated with an insecticide and a long-lasting chemical helps reduce malaria prevalence

Thursday, 12 April 2018

Bed nets have been highly effective in protecting against malaria, but recent increase in insecticide resistance means new approaches are needed

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RSTMH announces Dr Adrian Hopkins MBE as Chair of Scientific Committee of 2019 European Congress

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) is pleased to announce Dr Adrian Hopkins MBE as the Chair of the Scientific Committee of the 11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH).

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In memoriam: Professor Tsutomu Takeuchi

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Obituary by Professor Donald Bundy, Professor of Epidemiology and Development at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and fellow and committee member of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

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Mosquito-killing drug shows effect for a month, offering possible new tool for malaria elimination

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Adding ‘repurposed’ antiparasitic drug to community-wide campaigns with antimalarial treatment could boost impact by up to 61%.