RSM Global Health

The RSM has developed a resource for individuals who wish to learn and engage in any aspect of the global health agenda. It provides a focus for RSM members to share their experiences and aspirations in this important area of healthcare whilst also facilitating institutional and individual access to new initiatives.  >>>

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Drug production on the increase in Myanmar

17 April 2014

Data collected by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) suggests that poppy cultivation has increased sharply in Myanmar in the last year. Historically, Myanmar produced a significant proportion of the world's opium poppies...

'Writing on the Edge' - an RSM photography exhibition by Tom Craig (Sunday Times)

My Experience in Gambia
The world was my oyster, or so it seemed at first. Finding the right thing to do for my elective was a difficult task resulting in a hundred pages of global population statistics and a world map utterly wrecked by a rampantly mobile drawing pin. Everyone else seemed to have a clear idea of what they wanted to do, but there seemed to be just too much choice, with the world at my feet but what turned out to be a lot of blind-ended roads and expensive projects which looked like profiteering schemes rather than honorable experiences for me to learn about medicine in a wider context.