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RSTMH announces call for applications for the Robert Cochrane Fund for Leprosy

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

To mark World Leprosy Day, we are opening a call for applications for the remaining £1,000 of the Robert Cochrane Fund for Leprosy.

The funding is to be awarded to further research in the field of leprosy and in honour of Robert Cochrane, the eminent leprologist.

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World Leprosy Day: Hansen’s Disease in questions and numbers

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Leprosy or Hansen’s Disease is still shrouded in myth. It’s an ancient disease that many believe to be extinct, but around 210,000 new cases are diagnosed each year.

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Social health insurance schemes in Africa leave out the poor

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Ama Pokuaa Fenny is a Research Fellow with the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economics Research at the University of Ghana. Her current research areas include finding synergies to integrate governmental policies into service delivery systems in Ghana.

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RSTMH announces exciting changes to travel scholarships and small grants

Monday, 8 January 2018

This new year brings a lot of exciting developments for the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

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11 reasons 2017 was a success for RSTMH

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Thank you for all your support this year.

2017 has been a great for the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Below are just some of our highlights. We couldn’t have achieved any of it without you.  

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Professor Mike Service (1933-2017)

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

It is with great sadness that the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene announces the death of Professor Mike Service, who has passed away aged 84.

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Things I’ve learned as a doctor in Mali

Friday, 8 December 2017

Dr Marcus F. Stevens BA (Oxon) BM BCh DMCC qualified from Oxford University Medical School in 2014. After leaving Oxford, he undertook a range of medical and surgical training posts in the NHS and completed the Diploma in the Medical Care of Conflicts and Catastrophes. 

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