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The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), the research function of the UK Department of Health and Social Care, will fund, using UK aid, around 150 Early Career Grants in 2022.
Professor Nick Day has been appointed to the role of Editor in Chief of Transactions, as Professor Sir Brian Greenwood steps down after four years in the role.
Today, on World Health Day, we are publishing a new International Health supplement on advancing eye health, developed as part of a dissemination partnership with international charity Sightsavers.
Dr Stefanie Meredith has been appointed Editor in Chief of RSTMH journal International Health, as David Molyneux steps down following four years at its helm.
A situation report from Global Vector Hub has revealed the vector-born disease risk in Ukraine, which includes a moderate risk of Lyme borreliosis (LB) and tick-borne encephalitis (TBE).
We can now announce new funding for the RSTMH Early Career Grants Programme, with partners funding projects on trachoma and scabies.
This year’s prize was on Universal Health Coverage in Sri Lanka
The RSTMH Early Career Grants Programme – formerly called the RSTMH Small Grants Programme – opened for applications today at 9am (GMT) 1 February 2022. The programme is still for those early in their research careers, and for whom the grants represent an exciting and important opportunity.
We are so very sad to announce that our long-standing Fellow and former Trustee, Professor Malcolm Molyneux OBE FmedSci Dsc died last week.
Following RSTMH’s Annual General Meeting, which took place today in Liverpool, we are delighted to announce Professor Janet Hemingway as our new President.
At this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), our now Past President, Professor Gail Davey, announced the four awardees of the 2021 President’s Fund.
Today, at the closing ceremony of ECTMIH 2021, RSTMH announced the winner of its photo competition in partnership with the Congress, entitled “Global Challenges in Health: Your stories from around the world”.
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.