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The 2024 RSTMH Early Career Grants Programme is now open for applications. The Programme provides more than 200 grants every year to those early in their careers to carry out their first piece of research into tropical medicine or global health.
The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) journals, Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (TRSTMH) and International Health are seeking proposals for a Special Issue which will explore the use and potential use of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in Global Health research and implementation.
We have published a new research supplement in our journal International Health that provides updates on the infectious eye disease trachoma, in partnership with Sightsavers.
Professor Jimmy Whitworth 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 yesterday.
RSTMH has announced the winners of the 2023 Medals and Awards programme at the RSTMH Annual Meeting which was held in London on 28 – 29 September 2023.
We are seeking submissions for a supplement, to be published in Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (TRSTMH), which aims to bring together research on improving the understanding of snakebites and snakebite envenoming.
We were very sad to hear that long-term member Professor Anthony Bryceson recently died. Anthony had been an RSTMH member since 1967 and served on the Council and on the Medals and Awards Committee in 1983 and 1984. He was also Honorary Secretary from 1985 to 1989 and was awarded the Chalmers Medal in 1979. Please find below an obituary written by three former RSTMH Presidents about Anthony and his many achievements.
We are delighted to launch of Lessons from the Field as a new article type in International Health.
The winners of this year’s President Fund, which supports potential RSTMH members from low- and low-middle income countries by paying awardees’ annual membership subscription for three years, have been announced.
Earlier this year we launched an open call to recruit new Associate Editors for our two journals, Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (TRSTMH) and International Health.
We are delighted to announce Professor Abebaw Fekadu, as our latest annual RSTMH Honorary Fellow.
We are excited to announce the winner of the RSTMH Neglected Tropical Disease photo competition, which ran earlier this year.
We asked some of our former RSTMH Early Career Grant awardees what advice they would give to anyone thinking of applying for a grant this year. We have compiled their responses below.
Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (TRSTMH) was founded in 1908 and offers a respected voice for clinicians, health-related scientists, development organisations and students.
To mark World NTD Day 2024, we spoke to a number of our Early Career Grant awardees about what this year’s theme of ‘Unite, Act, Eliminate’ means to them and why they chose to focus on NTDs in their Early Career Grant research.