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As you may remember from my Presidential address in September last year, I am keen to use my Presidency to support RSTMH as we explore and address our colonial history.
In recognition of the women in our network and the amazing work they are doing, we interviewed Dr Cassandra Akinde, one of our Student Ambassadors.
One of the goals of our five-year strategy is to work more closely with NGOs and non-profit organisations, to help disseminate their work, as well as share their learnings and experience.
Patients with noma often remain invisible within their communities, the health systems that are supposed to serve them and the global health community. This invisibility leads to neglect.
What is the risk of getting infected with COVID-19 on an aircraft?
World Leprosy Day is marked annually on 31 January. Leprosy is a bacterial infection caused by the slow-growing bacteria Mycobacterium leprae and mainly affects the nerves, skin, eyes, and lining of the nose.
Rabies is devastating human disease that still kills tens of thousands of people every year. Most of these deaths occur in poor, rural communities of Asia and Africa and result from the inequalities that typify neglected diseases of poverty.
The 15 February 2020 WHO COVID-19 Dashboard showed the earliest documented case in Egypt.
In what has been, for many of us, a very challenging 12 months, we wanted to share some highlights and thank yous as 2020 draws to a close.
As we near International Volunteer Day on 5 December, I wanted to acknowledge the difficulties that so many of our volunteers have been facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic and celebrate their incredible efforts despite these challenges.
In 2020, we awarded 124 small grants to early career researchers, several of which focus on antimicrobial resistance. We asked three small grant awardees working in this space to talk about their research.
Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), like almost everything else in the world over the last 10 months has been thrust into the shadows of COVID-19. Yet, it is still there, still increasing at an almost imperceptible rate.