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Last week, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine launched their 14th virtual centre focusing on climate change and planetary health.
We are in the midst of the second largest Ebola outbreak in history – second only to the 2014 West African epidemic.
Today, Wellcome has announced an ambitious new £80 million programme to transform the way snakebite treatments are researched and delivered, to make them better, safer and more accessible for all.
This year we have seen a record number of applications for our small grants programme.
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).
Mycetoma is an important disease that affects the poorest of communities, and which has, for a long time, received little scientific or clinical attention.
Nurses have always been on the frontline in managing cancer patients. They play an important role in cancer care delivery in all forms of treatment.
1.7 billion people worldwide live with NTDs. Diseases that deform bodies, blind and kill, disrupt children’s education, limit lifetime productivity; and ultimately traps families and communities in cycles of poverty that contribute to crippling economies.