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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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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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