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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.

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Climate crisis is biggest threat to the future of global health, says RSTMH report

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

As part of a major new report, the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) asked medical professionals from across the world what they think the next 25 years will hold for global healt

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New programme “Access to Health: Global Challenges” explores the changing face of global health in an interconnected world

Monday, 16 September 2019

In partnership with ITN Productions Industry News, RSTMH has co-produced a news and current affairs-style programme “Access to Health: Global Challenges” exploring the critical global threats from tropical disease and the significant medical developments being made to improve global health.

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International Conference on NTDs taking place this December in Kenya

Friday, 13 September 2019

Dr John Amuasi is Executive Director, African Research Network for NTDs and Co-Chair of the Lancet One Health Commission

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Malaria can and should be eradicated within a generation, declare global health experts

Monday, 9 September 2019

A future free of malaria, one of the world’s oldest and deadliest diseases, can be achieved as early as 2050, according to a new report published today by

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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.

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World Population Day: Refugee populations and vaccine coverage in Lebanon

Thursday, 11 July 2019

By Maria Kmeid, Pr Hayat Azouri Tannous, Racha Aaraj, Elissa Bechara and Dr Diane Antonios, Toxicology Laboratory and Poison Control Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Saint Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon.