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Mucormycosis epidemic: another dark side to the COVID-19 pandemic
The opportunistic infection, mucormycosis, commonly called "black fungus disease" reveals another dark facet to the already devastating COVID-19 pandemic.
Malaria surveillance in the digital age
For successful malaria control and elimination, countries need a robust and responsive information system.
On World Mosquito Day (20 August), we look at the Malaria Control System (MCS) – developed and used in India to track malaria cases, breeding sites, treatment and more.
“I always say noma is a wicked disease”
Before I joined MSF, I knew there was a disease called noma, but I had never seen it. It’s a neglected disease and the truth is that MSF alone cannot prevent noma.
RSTMH members and supporters reunite at President’s Garden Party, as Chris Whitty announced as Honorary Fellow
This week I was so pleased to be able to meet with some of our members and supporters at the first President’s Garden Party which took place at the British Medical Association in London.
The complex reasons for Peru's high COVID-19 fatality rate
The United States, India and Brazil currently have the highest numbers of deaths due to COVID-19 in the world, but Peru has the dubious honour of having the highest fatality rate.
Leptospirosis in India: a forgotten tropical disease
The worldwide burden of morbidity and mortality related to leptospirosis is unknown, meaning that leptospirosis is removed from the public health priority list.
AMR is at the G7, lessons from COVID-19
As waves of COVID-19 continue to roll through societies, we are seeing data emerge on associated bacterial and fungal infections in COVID-19 patients and on antimicrobial usage for these patients.
Round-up of our 2021 Small Grants Programme
We have once again seen a record number of applications for our Small Grants Programme, receiving 1,198 applications in total.
Vaccine hesitancy in Mali
Data gathered in southern Mali suggest very few of the population would accept a COVID-19 vaccine if offered today.
Trachoma eliminated in The Gambia
On 20 April, the WHO announced that The Gambia had met the targets for the elimination of trachoma as a public health problem.
World Malaria Day 2021: the push to reach zero malaria
On this year’s World Malaria Day, 25 April, the RBM Partnership to End Malaria commends the extraordinary steps that countries and their supporting partners have taken to continue in the push to reach zero malaria.