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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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LAMP4Yaws is a multi-country EDCTP-funded project, assessing the real-life accuracy of a new diagnostic test in yaws-endemic areas of Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire and Cameroon, to support WHO’s yaws eradication strategy.

Neglected Tropical Diseases
Diagnostic evaluation
Health economics
Cameroon
Cote D’Ivoire
Ghana
Diagnostics
GROUP

LASER combines expertise in the fields of spatial statistics and GIS technology, quantitative epidemiology and operational research to build the evidence-base around diseases of poverty and the communities they affect.

Infectious disease
Malaria
Neglected Tropical Diseases
Vector borne disease
Clinical trials
Evaluation
Health impact analysis
Implementation research
Worldwide
Eastern Africa
Middle Africa
Southern Africa
Western Africa
Epidemiology
GIS/Spatial analysis
Operational research
Statistics
GROUP

Promoting best practice in learning and teaching through educational research (to join, contact Anna Foss).

PROJECT

Exploring the potential of communities and social norms to prevent violence against and exploitation of children and adolescents.

Violence
Behaviour change
Sexually transmitted diseases and infection
HIV/AIDS
Sexual behaviour
Sexual health
Gender
Violence
Tanzania
Uganda
Social Sciences
PROJECT

Strengthening the use of data for malaria decision making in Africa.

Infectious disease
Malaria
Neglected Tropical Diseases
Vector borne disease
Decision analysis
Evaluation
Health systems
Research : policy relationship
Surveillance
Eastern Africa
Middle Africa
Southern Africa
Western Africa
Economics
Epidemiology
GIS/Spatial analysis
Political science
Geospatial modelling
PROJECT

Investigating the best use of liver transplantation to treat patient’s with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

GROUP

Our research group is focussed on the discovery, evaluation and implementation of novel interventions for the control vector borne diseases, from basic scientific studies in the laboratory understanding vector-host-pathogen interactions, to large scale field trials.

GROUP

Facilitating interdisciplinary research and training to tackle complex problems in international development. We bring together social and natural scientists from across the University of London's Bloomsbury Colleges: Birkbeck, UCL Institute of Education, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, and SOAS.

Research : policy relationship
Worldwide
Anthropology
Economics
Immunology
Nutrition
Social Policy
GROUP

Collaborating with leading scientists from Germany, UK, and further afield to conduct, and promote discussion around, cutting-edge research on global health issues including migration, gender, health equity and health systems.

Social sciences
Health policy
Public health
Global health
Berlin
Germany
Europe
Global health
Anthropology
Political science
GROUP

With one of the largest groupings of Neglected Tropical Diseases researchers, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is internationally recognised as a leading centre for NTD research. The NTD Network is designed to make it easier for you to find and access that expertise.