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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.  

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Vaccine hesitancy: confidence, complacency and convenience

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

By Imogen Buss, an RSTMH Student Ambassador studying at the Université de Gèneve in Switzerland.

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Volunteer Week: Thank you to all our volunteers

Wednesday, 5 June 2019

RSTMH has a long history of being supported by volunteers. In the early days of the Society, voluntary roles helped coordinate the office and formed the Council, who were responsible for governing the Society.

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LSHTM launches Centre on Climate Change & Planetary Health

Monday, 3 June 2019

Last week, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine launched their 14th virtual centre focusing on climate change and planetary health.

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RSTMH response to Ebola crisis in DRC

Sunday, 26 May 2019

We are in the midst of the second largest Ebola outbreak in history  second only to the 2014 West African epidemic.

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Trustee profile: Sarah Rafferty

Monday, 20 May 2019

Our Board of Trustees is a crucial part of RSTMH, not only for governance, but also for the different and important perspectives they bring to our everyday work.

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Wellcome launches £80 million programme to tackle snakebite

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Today, Wellcome has announced an ambitious new £80 million programme to transform the way snakebite treatments are researched and delivered, to make them better, safer and more accessible for all. 

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65 years of RSTMH Fellowship: Dr Edith Waldmann

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

By Tamar Ghosh, RSTMH CEO

A short while ago, we were lucky enough to be visited at RSTMH by Dr Edith Waldmann, who has been a Fellow of the Society for more than 65 years.