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RSTMH hosted our first fully virtual Annual Meeting, covering the theme of emerging diseases and outbreaks.
RSTMH President Gail Davey’s first address, delivered at the 2020 RSTMH AGM in September, focused on podoconiosis and the importance of diversity and decolonisation of tropical medicine.
We’ve invited our Country Ambassadors to reflect on their country’s COVID-19 response. Let’s hear from Professor Gretchen Birbeck, our Country Ambassador for Zambia.
All the news and announcements from our Annual General Meeting, including an introduction to our new President, Trustees, and Medal and Award winners
2020 Mahathir Science Award recipient is a thought-leader in TB, HIV/TB and emerging and re-emerging epidemic infections.
The WHO have released interim guidance on "Considerations for implementing mass treatment, active case‐finding and population-based surveys for neglected tropical diseases in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic"
It is with great sadness that the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) has learned about the passing of Professor Harold Townson (1942-2020).
We’ve invited our Country Ambassadors to reflect on their country’s COVID-19 response. Let’s hear from Dr Kebede Deribe, our Country Ambassador for Ethiopia.
Now more than ever it is evident how important investment and focus on global health is for the health of all of us.
We are excited to announce that there are three vacancies on the RSTMH Board of Trustees, to start in October 2020.
We’ve invited our Country Ambassadors to reflect on their country’s COVID-19 response. Let’s hear from Dr Aybeniz Dadashova, our Country Ambassador for Azerbaijan.
RSTMH online – Presidential Address by Professor David Mabey and our mid-term strategy review
On 19 September, we mark the fourth International Snakebite Awareness Day. It is an occasion to remember that 7,400 people every day are bitten by snakes, and 220–380 men, women and children die as a result.
From March 2020 to April 2021, along with other hospitals in the region, we were forced to suspend all services except emergencies. This meant we could not admit any new noma patients and we had to send all patients in a stable condition home.
We were really delighted – this week – to host the second webinar in partnership with the NTD Modelling Consortium, part of the Big Data institute at the University of Oxford.