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Where the road ends: neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)

Monday, 9 February 2015

This post is a brief introduction to Yaws, an NTD recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO). It addresses the need for further study and to make testing more available, as well as pointing to conditions commonly mistaken for yaws.

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January issue of International Health now online

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

International Health is now published six times a year. This first issue of 2015  includes an editorial on chikungunya, a commentary on rabies deaths in Africa and a review paper on paediatric asthma and ambient pollutant levels in industrialising nations as well as an Open Access paper on mental distress and podoconiosis in Northern Ethiopia.

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Can cows on the Indian subcontinent help us fight kala-azar?

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Can cows help us fight kala azar on the Indian subcontinent? RSTMH funded a recent study to find the answer.

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Topics in Infection meeting

Thursday, 4 December 2014


Topics in Infection 2015 will be held at the Brunei Gallery SOAS on Friday 23 January 2015.



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