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The ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is accelerating the re-emergence of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, Chagas disease, dengue and Zika virus.
We are now open for abstract submissions for the European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health 2019 (ECTMIH).
The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) have announced a new award, the Hemingway Award, to coincide with the celebrations of Professor Janet Hemingway’s outstanding career and achievements, as she steps down as Director of LSTM.
Welcome to the RSTMH Medical Student Essay Competition. This is the first time we have run this for some years and we plan to have an essay competition for global health students in due course.
Every year we award a number of medals in recognition of excellence. This year, the awards took place at our Annual Meeting at the Royal College of Physicians in London.
As the Neglected Tropical Disease NGO Network (NNN) Annual Meeting kicks off today in Addis Ababa, we are very excited to pleased to announce the winners of our joint photo competition with NNN on the theme of neglected tropical diseased, called Beat NTDs.
Global coalition of health organisations announces first-ever International Snakebite Awareness Day
Today – 19 September – a coalition of organisations working on global health and tropical medicine around the world, including the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, is announcing the first-ever International Snakebite Awareness Day.
A global, virtual event celebrating the achievements of the London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and showcasing the contribution of NTDs to power the progress in other Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG3) diseases.
May 2019 found me bracing myself in the back of the Hospice Africa Uganda minibus as we lurched up and down over rocks which studded the narrow dirt path. Along with two other visiting doctors, I was accompanying Josephine, a Ugandan hospice nurse with thirty years’ experience, on her home visits.