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The government of Malawi has, this week, launched the world’s first malaria vaccine in a landmark pilot programme.
Ahead of World TB Day on 24 March, The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis has published findings that estimate the savings from averting a TB death are three times the costs and may be much greater in many countries.
First evidence that repeated mass administration of ivermectin can reduce malaria incidence in children aged five or younger without an increase in adverse events for the wider population given the drug.
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).
RSTMH and 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.
World Mosquito Day, observed annually on 20 August, is a commemoration of British doctor Sir Ronald Ross's discovery in 1897 that female mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans.
The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) has announced Professor David Molyneux, Emeritus Professor and Senior Professorial Fellow and neglected tropical diseases lead at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, as the Editor-in-Chief of our journal, International Health.
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.