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.
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.
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
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.
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.