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Interview with Tamar Ghosh, RSTMH CEO, "Access to health: global challenges"

Monday, 21 January 2019

The first global monitoring report “Tracking Universal Health Coverage” from WHO and the World Bank in 2015, revealed that 400 million people do not have access to essential health services, including family planning, antenatal care, skilled birth attendance, child immunisation, antiretroviral th

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Professor Emeritus Dato CP Ramachandran (6 June 1936 – 12 January 2019)

Friday, 18 January 2019

By Professor John Horton, former RSTMH Board Member, Vice-President (2005-2007) and Honorary Fellow.

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RSTMH membership update

Thursday, 17 January 2019

By Claire Coveney, RSTMH's Membership Manager

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HIV: A journey through adolescence

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Rashida Ferrand is a Professor of International Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Since 2007, she has been based in Zimbabwe where she leads a research group conducting clinical and epidemiological studies on HIV infection in older children and adolescents.

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Update our our student essay competition

Friday, 4 January 2019

An update from RSTMH CEO, Tamar Ghosh, on our student essay competition:

Just before Christmas we closed submission for the student essay competition.

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In Memoriam: Professor Wallace Peters (1924-2018)

Thursday, 3 January 2019

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our former President and Manson Medallist, Professor Wallace Peters, who died in late December 2018, aged 94.

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A tribute to Sir David Weatherall

Wednesday, 2 January 2019

Our President, Professor Sarah Rowland-Jones, pays tribute to Sir David Weatherall. 

With the death of Sir David Weatherall on 8 December 2018, we lost one of the great figures of academic medicine, often described as the father of molecular genetics.

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Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene’s highlights of 2018

Friday, 21 December 2018

2018 has been an eventful 12 months for us and, as is custom when the year draws to a close, we wanted to look back at our achievements, thank our members and supporters and look ahead to 2019, and the exciting things to come.  

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RSTMH strategy: one year on

Monday, 10 December 2018

Tamar Ghosh, RSTMH CEO, reflects on the year since we launched our 2017-2022 strategy.

In September of 2017 we launched our new five-year strategy.

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Education in schools to improve early leprosy detection in Timor-Leste

Friday, 7 December 2018

Katherine Fowden is an Australian PhD student and Occupational Therapist with a Master's Degree in Public Health. 

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