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Identifying research questions to support the drive to eliminate Human African Trypanosomiasis
Following an online Scientific Research Meeting joint-hosted by LCNTDR, The HAT Platform and RSTMH on 'Achieving Human African Trypanosomiasis elimination', Kathryn Forbes and Tim Jesudason have written up a summary of the event.
Reflections on World TB Day
This World TB Day, Dr Rachael Burke, Wellcome Research Fellow, LSHTM and Malawi-Liverpool Wellcome (MLW) Clinical Research programme, Blantyre, Malawi looks at current research into TB after two years of the COVID-19 pandemic.
World TBD Day: Early Career Grant research into TB
This World TB Day, we asked a number of our Early Career Grant (formerly known as Small Grant) recipients who were awarded grants for their research into TB why they chose to undertake research in this area.
World TB Day: Article Collection
Tuberculosis is an infectious disease usually caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Tamar Ghosh: Travels in India
Tamar Ghosh, RSTMH Chief Executive, has recently returned from India where she was able to connect with many friends of RSTMH in order to strengthen our work and influence in the country. She explains what she got up to.
Unlocking opportunities for One Health in Neglected Tropical Diseases
A new report out from WHO’s Neglected Tropical Diseases team tries to help those across human, animal and environment health work together to unlock new avenues for health. Dr Gabrielle Laing BVSc PhD MRCVS, Policy Advisor for One Health at the SCI Foundation, takes a look.
IWD 2022: ‘Gender bias is a galling word in a world where women seek to be heard and their ideas appreciated'
Naomi Nyambura Riithi, who received an RSTMH grant in partnership with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in 2019 for her research into sleeping sickness in Kenya, explains in this Q&A for International Women’s Day why we need to #breakthebias in global health.
International Women's Day 2022: Breaking the bias in global health
Today is International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The theme for this year is #breakthebias, calling for the acceleration of gender parity.
2022: A look to the year ahead
As we start another busy and exciting year at the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Chief Executive Tamar Ghosh lays out plans for the year ahead.
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
As today (11 February) is International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we spoke to a number of our Student Ambassadors about what inspires them and why it is so important to have representation within the science community.
Book Review: The tale of a man, a worm and a snail: The Schistosomiasis Control Initiative
Professor Alan Fenwick OBE’s new book, The tale of a man, a worm and a snail: The Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, charts the authors formative years.