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Centres, groups and projects

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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Network for the use of drones for malaria vector control.

GROUP

Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modelling of health, health policy or broader policy with implications for health

GROUP

Violence, mental health, biological changes to the immune system and HIV risk: a three-year mixed-method, longitudinal study with 1000 women in Nairobi, Kenya

Violence
Mental health
Alcohol and drug use
HIV
Structural Drivers of HIV
Female Sex Work
Nairobi
Kenya
Epidemiology
Immunology
Social science
Centre

Houses the largest number of malaria researchers, students and support staff in Europe.

GROUP

The Malaria Reference Laboratory (MRL) provides laboratory reference and diagnostic parasitology of malaria, and surveillance data on all imported malaria reported in the UK.

Malaria
Diagnostics
PROJECT

Malaria Zero is an alliance of partners with one bold goal: to eliminate malaria from the island of Hispaniola by 2020.

North America
GROUP

Malawi Epidemiology and Intervention Research Unit (MEIRU), formerly known as Karonga Prevention Study, has over the last 30 years made major contributions to the understanding and control of mycobacterial disease, HIV and other infectious diseases. 

Cardiovascular disease
Diabetes
HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Non-communicable diseases
Ageing
Child health
Clinical trials
Surveillance
Vaccines
Eastern Africa
Southern Africa
Malawi
Demography
Epidemiology
Molecular biology
GROUP

The Maternal and Newborn Health Group carries out research to contribute to the international debate and key policy, measurement and evaluation issues related to the health of young children and their mothers.

GROUP

We conduct multidisciplinary research on the role of the private and public health sectors in delivering maternal and reproductive health care.

Maternal health
Private sector
Reproductive health
Health care financing
Health systems
South Asia
Uganda
Senegal
Eastern Africa
Western Africa
Epidemiology
Anthropology
Health economics
Programme evaluation
Demography
PROJECT

To better understand the mortality burden of antimicrobial resistance in low and middle income countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

AMR
Antibiotic resistance
Bloodstream infection
Disease burden
LMICs
Sub-Saharan Africa
West Africa
East Africa
Southern Africa
Epidemiology
Microbiology
AMR
GROUP

Staff and research degree students in Department of Global Health and Development conducting interdisciplinary social science research to improve the health, wellbeing and voice of people affected by humanitarian crises.

Medical Humanitarianism
Health in Humanitarian Crises
Anthropology
Political science
Health Systems Research
Health economics
Social Epidemiology
GROUP

The Measurement and Surveillance of HIV Epidemics Consortium (MeSH) develops, tests and implements innovative and efficient methods for routine HIV measurement and surveillance among adults and children.

HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Clinical care
Electronic health records
Health impact analysis
Health sector development
Risk
Eastern Africa
Southern Africa
Demography
Epidemiology
Mathematical modelling
Operational research
Sociology
PROJECT

Our research aims to develop new guidance for systematic reviewers when making a decision about whether or not to use a meta-analytical approach to the synthesis of quantitative evidence, with a particular emphasis on the synthesis of studies of complex interventions.

PROJECT

A research collaboration addressing pressing issues facing health systems globally and at a national level in South Africa – the impacts of and response to migration and its intersection with gender.

GROUP

Welcome! This site exists to support researchers from the social and medical sciences with the analysis of incomplete datasets, and as a focus of statistical research in this area.

 

Missing data
Multiple imputation
Medical and Social Research
Economic evaluation
Electronic health records
Methodology
Worldwide
Statistics
Clinical trials
Economics
Epidemiology
Education
GROUP

We are a group of mathematical modellers and health economists based at LSHTM and Public Health England who conduct applied epidemiological and economic research to inform public health decisions about vaccination.

PROJECT

MONKEYBAR is a project seeking to identify risk factors and control strategies for Plasmodium knowlesi, a zoonotic malaria carried by macaques.

Southeast Asia
GROUP

The Nutrition Theme of MRC Unit, The Gambia is closely linked to the MRC International Nutrition Group (ING) at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and to MRC Human Nutrition Research in Cambridge.

Child health
Food
Maternal health
Bioinformatics
Genetics
Nutrition
GROUP

Collaborating with international research partners to improve health in low and middle-income countries

GROUP

MITU’s mission is to contribute to improving health through the development and evaluation of interventions against HIV and other health problems.

HIV/AIDS
Clinical trials
Health policy
Tanzania
Eastern Africa