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World Leprosy Day 2023: Article collection
World Leprosy Day is taking place on Sunday 29 January. This international day is an opportunity to celebrate people who have experienced leprosy, raise awareness of the disease, and call for an end to leprosy-related stigma and discrimination.
BCG is protective against death in male but not female patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Guinea-Bissau
Dr Anders Solitander Bohlbro and colleagues recently published an article in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene which looks at how ‘BCG is protective against death in male but not female patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Guinea-Bissau’. To coincide with its publication, Dr Anders Solitander Bohlbro has written this blog which takes a look at the study and its results.
Transactions: Volume 117, Issue 1, January 2023
Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene was founding in 1908. Take a look at the articles featured in Volume 117, Issue 1.
International Health: Volume 15, Issue 1, January 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 article features in the most recent issue, Volume 15, Issue 1.
2022: Looking back at the year that has passed
Chief Executive Tamar Ghosh looks back on what has been a busy year for RSTMH and identifies the key highlights and successes of 2022.
Transactions: Volume 116, Issue 12, December 2022
This issue includes a review article on sickle cell disease treatment and management in India, as well as a commentary article on whether helminth and malaria infections affect sex ratio at birth in sub-Saharan Africa. It also includes original articles including one on the prevalence of anaemia and its associated factors among lactating mothers in eastern Sudan, and on exporing the treatment outcomes and risk factors of death in childhood tuberculous meningitis in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Bringing researchers and journalists together: Our first workshop trial, in partnership with DNDi
A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to help deliver a workshop in Delhi, in partnership with DNDi, between researchers and journalists. After years of wanting to do this, and of thwarted plans, we were finally able to deliver our first workshop of this kind. It was a great success and a big learning experience.
World AIDS Day: Article Collection
To mark World AIDS Day 2022, we have compiled this collection of recent articles on HIV and AIDS related research, from our journals Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, and International Health.
World AIDS Day: Early Career Grant research into HIV and AIDS
For World AIDS Day, we spoke to a number of our Early Career Grant awardees about why they chose to focus on AIDS and HIV in their Early Career Grant research, and what this year’s theme of ‘Equalize’ means to them.
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022: Article collection
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) is taking place this year from 18 to the 24 November 2022. To mark WAAW, we have compiled this collection of recent articles on antimicrobial resistance.
Annual Meeting 2022: Topical issues in malaria and in resistance
A few weeks ago we delivered our Annual Meeting in Liverpool, which this year focused on topical issues in malaria and in resistance. RSTMH Chief Executive Tamar Ghosh highlights some of the key discussions and themes, as well as the other activities which took place.