“Improving health around the world”: mid-term strategy review, Presidents address and Hemingway award

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Tuesday, 26 May 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Join RSTMH in marking the halfway point on our ambitious strategy with the mission to save lives and improve health around the world.

This afternoon event will bring together members and supporters with staff and trustees to hear updates on how the Society has been working towards our strategic goals.

We will also be sharing a very important announcement. As part of the event, our President, Professor David Mabey will give his Presidential address. We will also be hearing from the recipient of our newest award – the Hemingway Award. Professor Janet Hemingway will present Dr Caroline Harper the award for her work in transforming the funding landscape for trachoma.

The event will finish with a networking reception for all members and supporters to meet each other.

For our international members, our CEO Tamar Ghosh will lead a conference call on the mid-term strategy review following the event, please look out for further details of how to sign up to this.

Programme

17:30 Arrival and registration
17:45 Welcome and introduction
17:50

Presidents address – How many Neglected Tropical Diseases can we eliminate by 2030?

Professor David Mabey, Professor of Communicable Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

18:20

Mid-term Strategy review

Tamar Ghosh, CEO, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

18:55

Hemingway Award address

Dr Caroline Harper, CEO, Sightsavers

19:30

Networking reception Drinks and nibbles

20:15 Close

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration

This event is free. However, if you plan on staying for the drinks networking reception, we ask that you purchase a paid ticket to cover the cost - £10 members, £5 student members and £15 non members.

Please select ‘complimentary’ below if you do not plan on attending the networking drinks. 

If you are unable to attend this event in person, you can watch it live here.

For RSTMH members based in other time zones, Tamar Ghosh will host a video conference the following day 27th Mat at 9am UK time. She will talk through the mid-term strategy review and invites questions and comments from the audience. Please register for this webinar here.

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“Improving health around the world”: mid-term strategy review, Presidents address and Hemingway award

Tuesday, 26 May 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Join RSTMH in marking the halfway point on our ambitious strategy with the mission to save lives and improve health around the world.

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Mid-term strategy review webinar

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am

 

Join the RSTMH team in marking the halfway point on our ambitious strategy, working towards our mission to save lives and improve health around the world.