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Round-up: 2023 Early Career Grants Programme applications
Adheem Malik, RSTMH Grants Manager, provides a breakdown of the applications to this year's Early Career Grants programme - another record breaking year for applications.
Tamar Ghosh: Strengthening our networks in India
Earlier this month, RSTMH Chief Executive Tamar Ghosh returned to India to continue the society’s work in strengthening networks and connections with individuals and institutions across the country. In this blog, she outlines the conversations and meetings that took place, as well as the MOUs that were signed – an exciting development for RSTMH.
World Chagas Disease Day 2023: Article collection
The theme for 2022 is finding and reporting every case to defeat Chagas disease.
World Health Day 2023: Article collection
This Friday 7 April is World Health Day, celebrated annually to draw attention to a specific health topic of concern to people all over the world on the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization.
Transactions: Volume 117, Issue 4, April 2023
Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene was founded in 1908. Take a look at the articles featured in Volume 117, Issue 4.
Five reasons why we must invest in water, sanitation and hygiene for improve health
There are just 7 years left until 2030. This World Water Day is an important opportunity to unite around water and accelerate progress together by calling on governments to step up progress on prioritising water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Arielle Nylander and Helen Hamilton from WaterAid explain why WASH is an essential mechanism for improving public health and safeguarding against future health crises.
RSTMH Strategy 2023 – 2028: Reflections and looking ahead
This year marks the start of the new five-year strategy for RSTMH. This is an exciting time for the society as we build on the successes of our last five years, and have the opportunity to introduce some exciting new activities which we hope will help us move closer to achieving our overall goals in 2023-2028.
International Women’s Day: Embracing Equity in Global Health
This International Women’s Day, Rashida Ferrand, Professor of International Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the 2022 Donald Mackay Medal recipient, reflects on the persisting and future problems that we, the global health community, are confronted with.
Transactions: Volume 117, Issue 3, March 2023
Take a look at the articles featured in Volume 117, Issue 3 of Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
International Health: Volume 15, Issue 2, March 2023
International Health is an open-access journal publishing original, peer-reviewed articles and reviews on all aspects of global health. Take a look at the articles featured in the most recent issue, Volume 15, Issue 2.
COVID-19 in an inequitable world: The last, the lost, and the least
As the toll of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow, knowledge of existing inequities is more evident than before. This essay approaches the topic from a global to national perspective by exploring the current and potential socioeconomic and health effects the pandemic has on three population groups, as labelled in the title and selected based on their historical inequities. Mark Kia Ik Tan was the winner of the RSTMH Student Essay 2020 competition for this essay on the theme of 'COVID-19 in an inequitable world'.