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Eliminating human rabies deaths
Rabies is devastating human disease that still kills tens of thousands of people every year. Most of these deaths occur in poor, rural communities of Asia and Africa and result from the inequalities that typify neglected diseases of poverty.
How COVID-19 entered Africa and the Middle East
The 15 February 2020 WHO COVID-19 Dashboard showed the earliest documented case in Egypt.
Some glimmers of hope in a difficult year
In what has been, for many of us, a very challenging 12 months, we wanted to share some highlights and thank yous as 2020 draws to a close.
International Volunteers Day: thank you from the RSTMH team
As we near International Volunteer Day on 5 December, I wanted to acknowledge the difficulties that so many of our volunteers have been facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic and celebrate their incredible efforts despite these challenges.
WAAW: RSTMH small grants fund research to tackle AMR
In 2020, we awarded 124 small grants to early career researchers, several of which focus on antimicrobial resistance. We asked three small grant awardees working in this space to talk about their research.
It is the time to refocus on AMR
Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), like almost everything else in the world over the last 10 months has been thrust into the shadows of COVID-19. Yet, it is still there, still increasing at an almost imperceptible rate.
Fighting NTDs in Burundi
Cross-sectoral collaboration and environmental control of transmission..
NTDs and Mental Health
Emergence of mental health as a theme in the NTD field – from aspiration to impact
Global Handwashing Day 2020
Global Handwashing Day is dedicated to increasing awareness about the importance of hand hygiene, especially through handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives.
Writing an Essay? RSTMH Top Tips and Recommendations
We have brought together our members, Board of Trustees, Committee members and past essay winners’ collective knowledge and our expertise to provide top tips and recommendations for writing your entry for the Student Essay Competition.
Novel broad-spectrum treatments against tissue destructing cobra toxins
Shirin Ahmadi has recently won the poster competition at the Venoms and Toxing 2020 virtual conference, demonstrating a schematic overview of the cross-panning phage display strategy that she implemented for discovering broadly-binding monoclonal antibodies.