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RSTMH small grants programme 2020 – ideas we would like to see

Monday, 9 March 2020

Update about our small grants programme by Tamar Ghosh, RSTMH CEO

We’re now a short time into the submissions window for ideas for our small grants programme for 2020.

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Filariasis, my RSTMH Small Grant and improving lives in rural India

Friday, 6 March 2020

Dr Lakshmi Jayasree Aravindan is a post graduate resident doctor working in the Department of Community Medicine at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences.

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Reflections for International Women’s Day - Professor Ann Ashworth

Friday, 6 March 2020

Professor Ann Ashworth is an Emeritus Professor of Community Nutrition, LSHTM, and the awardee of the RSTHM George Macdonald Medal.

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International Women's Day 2020- celebrating pioneering women from the past to the present

Thursday, 5 March 2020

For International Women’s Day, we decided to look back on the history of the Society and celebrate early women pioneers in tropical medicine and global health.

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Leprosy - pioneering women in past, present and future

Thursday, 5 March 2020

Leprosy is caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae (M. leprae). Accounts of the disease can be found throughout history and people afflicted have often been ostracized and stigmatised by their communities.

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Planetary Health Conference 2020, hosted by the Medical Research Unit, The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in partnership with the Government of The Gambia and the Centre for Climate Change & Planetary Health
 

Planetary Health Conference 2020

Friday, 14 February 2020

Adebisi Yusuff Adebayo is an RSTMH Student Ambassador from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and the Associate Director for Research at Global Health Focus. He attended the maiden edition of Planetary Health Conference in Banjul, The Gambia in January 2020.

 

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

For Women and Girls in Science Day we asked women in our netwok of RSTMH members about their careers in tropical medicine and what advice they would give to their younger selves – and other female scientists - just starting out in the field.

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SCHISTO AND LADDERS™

Wednesday, 5 February 2020

A captivating schistosomiasis board game for school children living in endemic countries.

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Confirmed Cases of the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) * as of 26 Jan 2020
 

Outbreak of novel coronavirus from Wuhan – an emergency in China with pandemic potential

Monday, 27 January 2020

Dr Tom Fletcher is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, and Infectious Disease Consultant at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

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Kigali Summit on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases announced

Monday, 27 January 2020

Today, the Government of Rwanda announced the Kigali Summit on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), which will take place in the Rwandan capital on 25 June this year. 

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