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We are seeking submissions for a supplement, to be published in International Health, which aims to bring together research on mental health, stigma and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) to help facilitate translation of learning to practice and policy uptake.
To mark World NTD Day, taking place on 30 January 2023, we are running a photo competition to highlight neglected tropical diseases. The competition is an opportunity to showcase the people, communities, activities, successes and challenges of working with neglected tropical diseases.
We at RSTMH were saddened to learn of the death of Professor Sir Eldryd Parry, Honorary Fellow of RSTMH.
The 2022 Student Essay compeittion is now open for submissions on the theme of 'health and conflict'.
RSTMH has announced the winners of the 2022 Medals and Awards programme at the RSTMH Annual Meeting which was held in Liverpool on 10 – 11 October 2022.
Simon Bush has taken on his role as President of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene at the RSTMH Annual General Meeting, held us part of RSTMH’s Annual Meeting which took place this week.
Today we have published a new research supplement in our journal International Health providing updates on the Ascend Programme, in partnership with Sightsavers.
We at the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene are incredibly saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty The Queen this evening.
RSTMH is delighted to announce increases to the impact factors for both of our journals.
Last week (8 June) the Coalition against Neglected Tropical Diseases together with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases co-hosted a Parliamentary reception in the House of Lords entitled Ending the Neglect: Celebrating the UK’s role in beating NTDs.
RSTMH is delighted to announce its partnership with the Hamish Ogston Foundation and the funding of 20 grants of £5,000 each, for early career health professionals wishing to embark upon a scientific project in Tropical Medicine and Global Health.
We have extended the deadline for our RSTMH Medals and Awards 2022 to 17:00 BST, 15 July 2022.
For World NTD Day, Professor Gail Davey, Trustee and Past President of RSTMH and a medical epidemiologist specialising in skin-related Neglected Tropical Diseases at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, looks at why it is crucial that we act now and together to end NTDs and says that NTD programmes can no longer be considered in isolation from endemic country health systems.
Professor David Mabey, Past President and Trustee of RSTMH and Chair of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Group of the WHO Department of NTDs, looks at what progress has been made in the fight against neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and says that now is the time for us all to act, act together and invest in NTDs.
World NTD Day is taking place today on 30 January. To mark this year, we spoke to a number of our Early Career Grant awardees about why they chose to focus on NTDs in their Early Career Grant research, and what this year’s theme of ‘Act now. Act together. Invest in NTDs’ means to them.