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Centres, groups and projects

With research grant income of more than £180 million per year, LSHTM is home to a large number of exciting and impactful research activities. We have a global presence with staff conducting research in more than 100 countries and we are deeply committed to working in collaboration with external partners. We are also home to three designated World Health Organization Collaborating Centres.

Our world-leading community of academics are involved at every stage of the research pipeline, from basic science all the way through to evaluation of health interventions, providing a firm foundation of evidence for improving health.

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Developing surveillance and research in Eastern Ethiopia to improve maternal and child health.

Infectious disease
Emerging and Pandemic diseases
Child health
Maternal health
Neonatal health
Surveillance
Vaccines
Eastern Africa
Epidemiology
Anthropology
Medicine
GIS/Spatial analysis
PROJECT

Former football players are taking part in a major study to investigate effects of the sport on brain health.

Concussion
Dementia
Football
Neurological diseases
Sport
Ageing
Occupational health
Physical activity
Epidemiology
GROUP

We have a dynamic group of over 50 health economists working on a diverse portfolio, ranging across methods development, empirical research and policy impact. Over the past 50 years we have developed strong national and international partnerships. LSHTM economists have a wealth of experience in advising UK and other national governments, international agencies and organisations.

GROUP

We are a group of over 50 staff with internationally recognised expertise in a wide range of disciplines including health economics, policy analysis, public health, epidemiology and social science.

GROUP

High-impact research on health financing to improving health service delivery and equity in low and middle-income countries

Centre

Promoting research, education and knowledge translation to improve health and health equity in populations affected by humanitarian crises.

GROUP

The HPP Debated blog offers news, comment and analysis on the latest research published in Health Policy and Planning.

HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Malaria
Non-communicable diseases
Sexually transmitted diseases and infection
Health care policy
Health inequalities
Health promotion
Health services research
Health systems
Worldwide
Policy analysis
Social Policy
PROJECT

The Health Reform Evaluation Programme (HREP) is a recently completed programme of research to evaluate the English NHS reforms set out in the Department of Health publication Health Reform in England: update and next steps.

Health care policy
Health policy
Policy analysis
GROUP

Presenting the health systems research being undertaken by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine as well as listing relevant teaching programmes, resources and events.

Cardiovascular disease
Human papillomavirus
Malaria
Mental health
Tuberculosis
Health care financing
Health care policy
Health systems
Research : policy relationship
Worldwide
Anthropology
Economics
History
Policy analysis
Political science
GROUP

The overarching purpose of this award is to provide an intellectual and policy history of ‘health systems’ thinking.

Health care policy
Health services research
Health systems
Research : policy relationship
Worldwide
History
GROUP

Strengthening health systems through evidence-based and interdisciplinary research

PROJECT

The Health Economics MOdelling of Blood Donation study (the HEMO study) aims to determine the cost-effectiveness of the different ways of maintaining the future supply of blood to the NHS.

Asthma
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease
Non-communicable diseases
Mental health
Clinical care
Electronic health records
Primary care
Worldwide
Epidemiology
Pharmacoepidemiology
Statistics
PROJECT

The UNITAID/PSI HIV Self-Testing Africa (STAR) Project is a four-year initiative to catalyse the market for HIV self-testing.

HIV/AIDS
Sexually transmitted diseases and infection
Clinical trials
Diagnostics
Economic evaluation
Health care policy
Quality improvement
Southern Africa
Malawi
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Economics
Epidemiology
Mathematical modelling
PROJECT

Evaluating the impact of Peer Advocates on the use of health care for adults in London who are homeless.

Homeless health
Homelessness
Primary care
Emergency care
Peer advocacy
London
Epidemiology
Health economics