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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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High lead contamination of animal foods pre-dispose the Ugandan population to cancer

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Inorganic compounds are such a key part of our ecosystem, it is difficult to define human history without making a key reference to them.

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In praise of a portfolio career

Thursday, 30 August 2018

By Adrian Longstaffe PhD BVetMed MRCVS MBACP and long-standing RSTMH member

“We know what we are but not what we may be…” Shakespeare – Hamlet Act IV

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The B!RTH Project: exclusive offer for RSTMH members

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

By Lucy Halton, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

The B!RTH Project – a unique fusion of science and theatre – is delighted to invite RSTMH members to an evening of theatre and debate this 4 October at the Wellcome Collection in London.

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World Mosquito Day and Sir Ronald Ross

Friday, 17 August 2018

World Mosquito Day, observed annually on 20 August, is a commemoration of British doctor Sir Ronald Ross's discovery in 1897 that female mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans.

On his discovery, he declared that 20 August should be, from then on, known as World Mosquito Day.

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The road to eliminating lymphatic filariasis by 2020

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

By Hayley Mableson, CNTD Country Programme Manager (Bangladesh and Tanzania) 

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Asian lineage of Zika virus confirmed in a microcephaly case from Angola

Thursday, 9 August 2018

A case of a newborn with microcephaly and other characteristic abnormalities associated with congenital Zika virus syndrome was linked by laboratory tests (a positive nucleic acid test) to Zika virus (Asian lineage) infection for the first time in Angola.

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Exclusive use of our office space for RSTMH members

Monday, 6 August 2018

We are now offering our meeting and office facilities for our members and partners to use.

As a charity, we are making these available to our friends for a suggested donation.



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