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IAVI and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine to Partner in Scientific Consortium for New Snakebite Therapies

The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) today announced a new global research consortium, the Scientific Research Partnership for Neglected Tropical Snakebite (SRPNTS). Funded with £9 million ...

Source: The Bakersfield Californian
Published: 16 May 2019

Collateral Benefits of Preventive Chemotherapy — Expanding the War on Neglected Tropical Diseases

From the National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston (P.J.H.); and the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London (A.F.), and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine ...

Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Published: 08 May 2019

It’s time to stop murder by counterfeit medicine

As several colleagues and I wrote recently in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, it’s time for a multilateral international treaty targeting counterfeit drug crime and promoting detection, apprehension, extradition, and punishment of ...

Source: STAT
Published: 07 May 2019

Hot topics in tropical medicine: Approval of Ivermectin by Health Canada

As we move further into 2019, reflection on the successes and challenges of 2018 enables us to better understand the landscape of tropical medicine, prioritize initiatives that capitalize on last year’s successes, and identify areas for renewed focus.

Source: BMC Blogs Network
Published: 12 Apr 2019

Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Public Health (DTMPH)

The Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Public Health (DTMPH) programme provides students with basic knowledge and skills in research methods, tropical medicine and international public health, and with advanced knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and ...

Source: ReliefWeb
Published: 08 Apr 2019

Takeda and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Establish "Takeda Chair in Global Child Health"

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ( TOKYO:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) will announce today at the evening reception, hosted by the Embassy of Japan in the United Kingdom, the establishment ...

Source: The Bakersfield Californian
Published: 16 May 2019

New tools and strategies for tuberculosis diagnosis, care, and elimination: A PLOS Medicine special

In the second article, Ankur Gupta-Wright, of London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and colleagues develop a clinical risk score for identifying HIV-positive patients diagnosed with TB with an increased chance of dying within 2 months. The risk ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 05 Apr 2019

WPP Partners with London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

As an avid scuba diver, I know that the most productive and vibrant habitats are often to be found at the interface between dissimilar ecosystems, where different species and conditions mix to form an environment that supports growth and development.

Source: O’Dwyer’s
Published: 08 Apr 2019

WPP Health Practice teams up with London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has partnered with WPP Health Practice to improve communication about its research and to collaborate on health initiatives. It is the first time the research hospital has teamed up with a commercial group ...

Source: MM&M
Published: 07 Apr 2019

Doctors Are Unhappy After Canada Spends Millions Of Foreign Aid Money On Homeopaths

"I really do believe this is a wake-up call," Dr Chagla, who has training in tropical medicine, told CBC news. "There is no evidence that what they're using is anything more than diluted water. It's a placebo, and we're talking about a disease that can ...

Source: IFLScience
Published: 05 Mar 2019

Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine (NTC) - Spring

The Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine or Nederlandse Tropen Cursus (NTC) provides essential preparation for medical doctors, nurses, midwives and other health professionals who intend to work in low- and middle-income countries or ...

Source: ReliefWeb
Published: 02 Apr 2019

Researchers at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Target Health Insurance (Effect of informal financial support for health care on health…

Financial support for this research came from Coventry University (see also Health Insurance). Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, "It is based on a mixed-methods research in Tamale ...

Source: Insurancenewsnet.com
Published: 12 Jul 2018

New Mymetics data to be presented by LMIV at American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

EPALINGES, Switzerland, Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mymetics Corporation (OTCQB: MYMX), a pioneer and leader in the research and development of virosome-based vaccines against life threatening and life disabling diseases announces that new data will be ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 30 Oct 2018

NMRC Researchers will Present Findings at Annual Meeting on Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

SILVER SPRING, Md. – Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) researchers and their colleagues from across the Navy Medicine Research and Development Enterprise will present their latest findings at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene’s ...

Source: DVIDSHub
Published: 24 Oct 2018

Fire in CCU at School of Tropical Medicine

KOLKATA: A fire broke out in the CCU at the School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata, on Monday morning. Six out of seven patients had to be shifted to the general ward. The seventh patient, who was critical, was transferred to the CCU of Medical College and ...

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Published: 13 Nov 2018

Data on Tropical Medicine Reported by M. Lewin and Co-Researchers (Snakebite: An Exploratory Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Adjunct Treatment…

Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research, "Because these potential interventions are theoretical, we used a threshold cost-effectiveness approach to explore this forward-looking concept. We examined economic parameters at which these ...

Source: Insurancenewsnet.com
Published: 27 Sep 2018

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM)’s inaugural graduation ceremony: Dr. Letitia Obeng honoured

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Source: CNBC Africa
Published: 12 Dec 2018

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 67th Annual Meeting

Fighting the latest ebola scare, tackling disease outbreaks, pandemic flu concerns, probing tick spit for cures, diseases in the aftermath of hurricanes, emerging infectious diseases and more at world's leading meeting of global health and tropical disease ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 25 Oct 2018

Guy Charmot, expert in tropical medicine who served with the Free French forces – obituary

Guy Charmot, who has died aged 104, was an eminent epidemiologist and expert in tropical medicine who had served with the Free French forces during the Second World War. He was thought to be one of only five surviving Compagnons de la Libération, members ...

Source: The Daily Telegraph
Published: 29 Jan 2019

New Mymetics data to be presented by LMIV at American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

- Poster presentation showing pre-clinical in vivo results investigating antibody titer strength, duration and functionality of malaria transmission blocking Pfs230 virosome-based vaccine compared to a benchmark formulation- Poster presentation at ASTMH ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 30 Oct 2018

NMRC Researchers will Present Findings at Annual Meeting on Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

SILVER SPRING, Md (NNS) -- Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) researchers and their colleagues from across the Navy Medicine Research and Development Enterprise will present their latest findings at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene ...

Source: navy.mil
Published: 25 Oct 2018

Tropical disease outbreaks are growing threat in Europe as temperatures rise

But the conditions are becoming easier for transmission.” Rachel Lowe, an assistant professor in infectious diseases at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, who has studied the effect of climate change on disease transmission in mosquitos ...

Source: The Guardian
Published: 24 Aug 2018

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

IN the report on the work of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for the year 1936–37, the Board of Management notes that Mr. Neville Chamberlain has accepted the chairmanship of the Court of Governors vacant through the death of Sir ...

Source: Nature
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Hookworms, poverty, poor sanitation linked in rural Alabama

experts at the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine show the relationship to poor sanitation linked to extreme poverty and endemic prevalence of hookworm infections in Lowndes County, Ala. Historically, hookworm infection has ...

Source: Baylor College of Medicine
Published: 06 Sep 2017

Military Tropical Medicine Course Provides Valuable Training

The Military Tropical Medicine (MTM) Course, led by the Navy Medicine Professional Development Center (NMPDC) and taught by NMPDC Course Directors in conjunction with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences trained 86 coalition and U.S ...

Source: DC Military
Published: 24 Aug 2017

Martin Wolfe, doctor specializing in tropical and travel medicine, dies at 82

Dr. Wolfe recommended that people travel with a supply of Pepto-Bismol or Imodium. “The question we always ask in tropical medicine,” he told The Washington Post in 2008, “is where have you been and what have you been doing?” Martin Samuel Wolfe ...

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 17 Jun 2017

Museum of Tropical Medicine

If you want to come within inches of preserved Ebola-spreading bats or see how the larvae of the parasite Anisakis grows inside the many cavities of the human body, the Museum of Tropical Medicine in Nagasaki, Japan is the place to do it. Jars full of ...

Source: atlasobscura.com
Published: 11 Aug 2017