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Unlimit Health announces the appointment of its CEO as co-President elect at the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

29 September 2023

Dr Wendy Harrison and Professor Margaret Gyapong pictured with President Professor Jimmy Whitworth. Image by: Unlimit Health

Unlimit Health is delighted by the appointment of its CEO Dr Wendy Harrison as co-President of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) alongside Professor Margaret Gyapong.

This appointment was made official at RSTMH’s Annual meeting ‘Tropical
Medicine and Global Health: Priorities for the next five years’ which was held in-person on Thursday 28 September and Friday 29 September at Conway Hall in London, UK.

The meeting will bring together members, Fellows and supporters from around the world to share knowledge, hear about the latest research and ideas, and encourage new collaborations.

Professor Gyapong is the Director of the Institute of Health Research (IHR) and Coordinator of the Centre for Health Policy and Implementation Research (CHPIR) at the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), Ghana.

Professor Gyapong said:
“With less than a decade to achieve the sustainable development goals and plans to implement a new strategy my co-President, Dr Wendy Harrison and I pledge to work with key stakeholders in identifying and addressing current global health challenges to the best of our ability.”

“I am delighted to contribute as co-President, bringing together a wide array of global experts not only to drive RSTMH priorities forward, but to address the wider challenges that we face in today’s changing global health landscape,” added Dr Harrison.

RSTMH works to improve tropical medicine and global health through increased
access and greater equity in global healthcare.

Unlimit Health congratulates Dr Harrison and Professor Gyapong on their
appointment and wishes RSTMH success on their priorities for the next five years.