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Dr Aravindan on early career research and the cost of filariasis to women in rural India.
Professor Alan Fenwick about the last 60 years of NTDs.
I’m delighted to share with you an overview of the participation of the Sudanese women in creating change and being part of a nation-wide upraising.
Professor Ann Ashworth reflects on global nutrition and life as a woman in science.
Update about our small grants programme by Tamar Ghosh, RSTMH CEO
I recently had the pleasure of meeting with Professor Tumani Corrah KBE MRG.
Professor Jimmy Whitworth on coronavirus and preparing in LMICs
Leprosy is an important Neglected Tropical Disease with approximately 200,000 new confirmed infections each year. Hear about four outstanding scientists who've worked on treatments for leprosy and associated disabilities since the 20th century.
Looking back on the history of the Society and celebrating early women pioneers in tropical medicine and global health
Adebisi Yusuff Adebayo is an RSTMH Student Ambassador from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and the Associate Director for Research at Global Health Focus. He attended the maiden edition of Planetary Health Conference in Banjul, The Gambia in January 2020.
For Women and Girls in Science Day we asked women RSTMH members about their careers in tropical medicine and what advice they would give to their younger selves – and other female scientists - just starting out in the field.
What causes a million deaths a year? Now, there’s a question. And noting the wide confidence intervals that surround mortality estimates, there would be a few options open to you as answers. Tuberculosis would be a reasonable response, as would AIDS. You’d be way out if you suggested malaria or diarrhoea, despite the significant health burdens they still pose.