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RSTMH online – Presidential Address by Professor David Mabey and our mid-term strategy review
On 26 May 2020 we welcomed over 160 guests to our online event to provide an update on progress on our five-year strategy, launched in 2017.
We’ve invited our Country Ambassadors to reflect on their country’s COVID-19 response. Let’s hear from Dr Rania Baleela, our Country Ambassador for Sudan.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated its interim guidance for the implementation of community-based health care programmes, including neglected tropical disease programmes in a new report on 7 May 2020.
This year we have once again seen a record number of applicants for our small grants programme, receiving 932 applications in total.
We’ve invited our Country Ambassadors to reflect on their country’s COVID-19 response. Let’s hear from Dr Mark Nanyingi, our Country Ambassador for Kenya.
We’ve invited our Country Ambassadors to reflect on their country’s COVID-19 response. Let’s hear from Ivan Nkaiwa, our Country Ambassador for Botswana.
We’ve invited our Country Ambassadors to reflect on their country’s COVID-19 response. Let’s hear from Professor John Aaskov, our Country Ambassador for Australia.
We have a week to go for RSTMH small grant submissions and we would love to see more applications from those early in their careers, from around the world.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued interim guidance for NTD programmes in accordance with the public health measures put in place to curb the Covid-19 pandemic.
Response from our members and Fellows what they felt RSTMH should be doing to help the global efforts to tackle COVID-19.
Soulsby Foundation has opened a call for applications for the 2020 Travelling Fellowships Programme
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.