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Today, in Geneva, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization and partners launched “Defeating Meningitis by 2030: A Global Roadmap”.
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Wellcome is the first partner to have agreed to support our Small Grants Programme over a period of several years.
RSTMH is delighted to announce increases in the impact factors for both our journals.
Today, following a 70-year effort, China has been awarded a malaria-free certification from WHO.
RSTMH is hugely concerned about the current devastating wave of COVID-19 that is sweeping across the African continent.
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RSTMH is deeply concerned to learn of the UK government’s decision to significantly cut Official Development Assistance.
To mark World Health Day 2021, RSTMH is reaffirming its commitment to global vaccine equity.
RSTMH is proud to have signed up to the WHO Vaccine Equity Declaration in support of COVAX to equitably distribute COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and diagnostics globally.
We're thrilled to announce Professor Rosanna Peeling as our latest RSTMH Honorary Fellow.
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.