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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’re happy to announce the winner of our 2022 Student Essay Prize, now in its fourth year.
Our RSTMH Medals and Awards 2023 programme is now open, with four individual medals and awards due to be awarded this year. Nominate or apply before 17:00 BST, 16 June 2022.
Dr David Evans, known for his research over three decades on trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis, died in Salisbury on 18 February 2023. He served as RSTMH Honorary Treasurer from 1984 to 1999.
Multidisciplinary research programme COUNTDOWN has published a collection of implementation research studies focused on improving the equity and efficiency of health systems interventions to control and eliminate seven Neglected Tropical Diseases, in a supplement for RSTMH open-access journal International Health.
The RSTMH 2023 Early Career Grants Programme has now opened for applications.
For this year's International Snakebite Awareness Day, taking place on 19 September 2023, we spoke to our Early Career Grant awardees about why they chose to conduct research into snakebite.
To mark International Snakebite Awareness Day on September 19th, 2023, we have collated the most recent, impactful snakebite research from across the RSTMH portfolio.
To mark International Snakebite Awareness Day and a year on from its launch, Priyanka Kadam, Wellcome Trust/RSTMH Small Grant awardee 2021, along with Thomas Junghanss and Mauro Bodio share why they decided to create an app to assist with the treatment of snake bites. They look at what the first year of the app has show them.