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This year’s prize focused on the current coronavirus pandemic, with the theme being “COVID-19 in an inequitable world”.
RSTMH is delighted to announce a new three-year partnership with Sightsavers.
We've invited our Country Ambassadors to reflect on the COVID-19 response in their countries. Here we hear from our Country Ambassador in Ghana, Dr Yaw Asare Afrane.
Today, as the World Health Organization’s NTD road map launches, a huge step towards eliminating neglected tropical diseases has been taken.
We can now announce the winner of the Explaining AMR: Student Poster Prize 2020.
It is with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of Professor Adetokunbo Lucas, RSTMH Lifetime and Honorary Fellow.
Today, RSTMH published a special issue of our journal, Transactions: “Podoconiosis – cross-disciplinary research updates in the year of NTDs”.
The Soulsby Foundation is calling for applications for its 2021 One Health Fellowships.
We've invited our Country Ambassadors to talk about the response to COVID-19 in their country.
In a landmark moment for the neglected tropical disease community, a new road map for NTDs was endorsed this week at the Seventy-third World Health Assembly.
We are delighted to announce the third year of our partnership with Students for Global Health.
It is with deep sadness that RSTMH has learned of the death of Malcolm Guy, parasitologist, RSTMH Fellow and past Council member.
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.