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The spread of malaria across Venezuela

Monday, 2 December 2019

Juan Carlos Gabaldon is a Venezuelan Medical Doctor and MSc candidate in Medical Parasitology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

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Soulsby Foundation calls for applications for 2020 One Health Fellowships

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

As human populations grow, we live in closer contact with animals, giving more opportunities for diseases to spread. Deforestation and intensive farming disrupt our environment and habitats and also provide new opportunities for diseases to pass between humans and animals.

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Dr Caroline Harper, Sightsavers CEO, announced as first winner of Hemingway Award

Monday, 25 November 2019

Dr Caroline Harper, the Chief Executive of UK-based NGO Sightsavers, has been selected by the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) as the winner of the first Hemingway Award.

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My journey with RSTMH towards the effective control of sleeping sickness vectors

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Naomi Riithi is an RSTMH member and a Kenyan graduate student at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) registered at Kenyatta University for a Master of Science in Applied Medical Entomology.

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High incidence of tuberculosis in people with diabetes points to benefits of preventive therapy

Thursday, 7 November 2019

Sue McAllister is a Research Fellow, at the Centre for International Health, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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DFID launches flagship programme to tackle neglected tropical diseases

Friday, 25 October 2019

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.  

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Cartoons to combat snakebite: the hunt for a popular cartoon character in Myanmar

Thursday, 24 October 2019

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.



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