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.
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
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.
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.
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).