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Experts warn of a surge in vector-borne diseases as humanitarian crisis in Venezuela worsens

Friday, 22 February 2019

The ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is accelerating the re-emergence of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, Chagas disease, dengue and Zika virus, and threatens to jeopardise public health gains in the country over the past two decades, warn leading public health experts in a paper pu

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Mycetoma: “a scar on the human conscience”

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Last week I was lucky to be invited to attend and speak at the sixth International Conference on Mycetoma in Khartoum, Sudan.

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The original "seven-year itch" – coming to an infestation near you!

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Dr Michael Head is a Senior Research Fellow, based in the Clinical Informatics Research Unit at the University of Southampton.

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Malaria diagnostic resistance: implications for endemic regions and global treatment programmes

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Matthew Spencer is a fifth-year medical student from UCL who is interested in a career in infectious diseases and tropical health.

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First Lassa fever conference takes place in Nigeria

Monday, 28 January 2019

Adebisi Yusuff Adebayo, an RSTMH Student Ambassador from University of Ibadan, Nigeria, attended the First International Lassa Fever Conference in Abuja this month.

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World Leprosy Day: Dedicated to ending disability and discrimination

Friday, 25 January 2019

Rajni Kant Singh, MIPH (LSHTM, UK) is State Coordinator for Bihar operations at the LEPRA Society, India

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Our plans for the year ahead

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

As we start 2019, it’s a good time to reflect on what we have achieved in the last year and to start to focus on delivering our exciting plans for the year ahead.

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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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