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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.
We are now offering our meeting and office facilities for our members and partners to use.
As a charity, we are making these available to our friends for a suggested donation.
We can finally announce our small grant awardees for this year. It’s such a great feeling to award funding to worthy research projects, especially knowing that many of the awardees would not have been able to find grants of a similar size and scope anywhere else.
With the latest impact factors having just been released, we’re delighted to announce that both our journals increased their impact factor from last year.
Neglected Tropical Disease (NTDs) are a group of treatable and preventable diseases that continue to affect over 1.5 billion of the world's most impoverished, marginalised people living in remote communities. Despite their prevalence, they get little attention or coverage.
Healthcare access and quality improved globally from 2000-2016 due in part to large gains seen in many low and middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, according to the latest data from the Global Burden of Disease study published in The Lancet.
Treating young children in Sub-Saharan Africa with azithromycin, a safe, inexpensive, and widely used antibiotic, significantly reduced deaths of children under five in a large randomised trial led by scientists at UC San Francisco.
On 8 March, RSTMH is celebrating International Women’s Day 2021, which this year is focused on the theme choosing to challenge.
In all we do, and all relationships we have with our members and Fellows, volunteers, partners, suppliers and our wider networks, we work to the values of transparency, respect and dignity. RSTMH condemns racism and all forms of discrimination.
As you may remember from my Presidential address in September last year, I am keen to use my Presidency to support RSTMH as we explore and address our colonial history.