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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Using Charles Dickens' opening paragraph in A Tale of Two Cities as his framework, Dr Philipp du Cros, Head of the Manson Unit at Médecins Sans Frontières, introduces our latest web collection 'health in humanitarian settings' which we developed as part of our support for this year's MSF Scientific Day.

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Let’s go fishing together: a focus on collaboration at the Royal Society of Medicine’s meeting on global surgery, anaesthesia and obstetrics

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

RSTMH Associate Editor Dr Clare Hinkley reviews the recent Royal Society of Medicine meeting on global surgery and introduces a collection of relevant RSTMH papers that we are making freely accessible until 05 May 2015.

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ACCEA awards 2015 timetable announced

Monday, 27 April 2015

ACCEA have now announced the timetable for their awards for 2015 and RSTMH is able to provide support to members who are applying either for new awards or for renewal of an existing award.

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Spotlight on the May issue of Transactions

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

An overview of the May issue of Transactions which is now online and includes two freely available papers, the first of which is an editorial on helminths and the second is an original article on the global ecology of dengue

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Modern digital methods in epidemiology: speaker presentations now available

Monday, 13 April 2015

The eight presentations from last month's Modern digital methods in epidemiology meeting are now available on our Youtube channel.

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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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