This week we were delighted to attend a meeting to recognise the UK Government Department for International Development’s (DFID) flagship neglected tropical disease (NTDs) programme, ASCEND at the UK Houses of Parliament.
Dr Bethany Moos is a junior doctor based in Oxford, with a keen interest in snakebite. She has recently returned from Myanmar, where she conducted a retrospective review of patients admitted with snakebite and developed new snakebite education resources.
Those within the academic community will be considering open access over the coming week, Open Access Week. Open access (OA) refers to free, unrestricted online access to research, such as journal articles.
We held our Annual Meeting on 16–17 September this year on the theme of One Health. The meeting took place alongside the 11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health in Liverpool, which RSTMH hosted.
Every year we award a number of medals in recognition of excellence. This year, the awards took place at our Annual Meeting, which ran concurrently to the European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, in Liverpool this September.
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.