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The Soulsby Foundation has opened a call for applications for the 2019 Travelling Fellowships Programme.
I am really excited by the potential of our new strategy to deliver better value for our members as their work in tropical medicine and global health changes and evolves.
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.
Can research innovations protect 2 million people in Ethiopia from parasitic worms?
Simon Cathcart's reflections on what has been achieved in the three years of his presidencyand where the Society is heading in the future.
On 15 September 2018, 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.
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).
Inorganic compounds are such a key part of our ecosystem, it is difficult to define human history without making a key reference to them.
“We know what we are but not what we may be…” Shakespeare – Hamlet Act IV
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.
The model used to determine how health services are funded, organised and delivered clearly affects our health. In addition, so do factors as far-reaching as housing, education, employment, social services, transport, the environment and the economy.
Despite an increasing understanding of these wider determinants, curricula for health professionals often only gloss over them and still do not empower health professionals to engage in these issues effectively.
The Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases (CNTD) at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine was formed in 2009 with a grant from DFID to work towards the goal of elimination of lymphatic filariasis (LF) as a public health problem by 2020 through disease mapping followed by mass drug administration (MDA).