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Two researchers from the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health were awarded medals by the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene at the 2019 European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health. Professor David Warrell was awarded the Sir Patrick Manson Medal, and Dr Samson Kinyanjui the Chalmers Medal.

Oxford tropical medicine awarded two rstmh medals

Professor David Warrell received the highly regarded Manson Medal, the highest prize of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine, awarded triennially, in recognition to his lifelong work in tropical medicine, notably on malaria, snakebites and rabies.

Dr Samson Kinyanjui received the Chalmers Medal, awarded to researchers in tropical medicine or international health who obtained their last relevant qualification between 15 and 20 years ago. Dr Kinyanjui received this award in recognition to his work in capacity building and training of scientists in Kenya.

Read more (Oxford Centre for Tropical Medicine & Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine)