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Snakebite: time for collective action

Monday, 29 October 2018

The World Health Organization estimates that between 81,000 and 138,000 people around the world die each year from snakebite and up to 400,000 are left permanently disabled or disfigured, as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes.

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A Presidential farewell from Simon Cathcart

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Having completed three years as RSTMH President, I can now reflect on what has been achieved in that time, and where the Society is heading in the future.

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RSTMH and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine announce Hemingway Award

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Today – 9 October – the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) have announced a new award, the Hemingway Award, to coincide with the celebrations of Professor Janet Hemingway’s outstanding career and achievements, as she steps d

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RSTMH announces student essay prize

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Welcome to the RSTMH Medical Student Essay Competition.

This is the first time we have run this for some years and we plan to have an essay competition for global health students in due course.

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Our 2018 medals and awards winners

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Every year we award a number of medals in recognition of excellence. This year, the awards took place at our Annual Meeting at the Royal College of Physicians in London.

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RSTMH and NNN announce winners of the Beat NTDs photo contest

Monday, 24 September 2018

As the Neglected Tropical Disease NGO Network (NNN) Annual Meeting kicks off today in Addis Ababa, we are very excited to pleased to announce the winners of our joint photo competition with NNN on the theme of neglected tropical diseased, called Beat NTDs.

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Global coalition of health organisations announces first-ever International Snakebite Awareness Day

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Today – 19 September – a coalition of organisations working on global health and tropical medicine around the world, including the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, is announcing the first-ever International Snakebite Awareness Day.

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Our first Careers Day on global health and tropical medicine

Monday, 17 September 2018

On 15 September, we held our first Careers Day event for medical students, at Imperial College London.

The one-day event was what we hope to be the first of many similar meetings that we hope to perfect and roll out across the UK in the coming months and years.

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The importance of RSTMH on the issue of drug resistant infections

Friday, 14 September 2018

Adam Roberts (pictured) is a Senior Lecturer and AMR lead at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. His research group is currently funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).

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