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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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A randomised controlled trial of an intervention delivered by mobile phone messaging to reduce sexually transmitted infections (STI) by increasing sexual health precaution behaviours in young people.

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The Sustainable Evaluation through Analysis of Routinely Collected HIV data (SEARCH) is a collaboration between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Ministries of Health in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia, and is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Eastern Africa
Southern Africa
GROUP

Strengthening health service delivery and quality of care through high-impact, interdisciplinary research.

GROUP

SHARE contributes to achieving universal access to effective, sustainable and equitable sanitation and hygiene by generating evidence to improve policy and practice worldwide.

Neglected Tropical Diseases
Malnutrition
Diarrhoeal diseases
Disability
Infectious disease
Behaviour change
Environmental Health
Equity
Hygiene
Research : policy relationship
Eastern Africa
Southern Africa
Southeast Asia
Anthropology
Engineering
Epidemiology
Policy analysis
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Working in partnership across five institutions, we conduct multi-disciplinary research in Ghana and Ethiopia to improve experiences of severe and stigmatising neglected tropical diseases of the skin.

Neglected Tropical Diseases
Dermatology
Complex interventions
Implementation science
Ghana
Ethiopia
Epidemiology
Economics
Anthropology
Clinical research
GROUP

We are a group of multidisciplinary academics working on a diverse portfolio of epidemiology research, largely focused on skin disease.

GROUP

The Social and Mathematical Epidemiology (SaME) group is a dynamic group of about 40 researchers working on a variety of areas in public health.

HIV/AIDS
Sexually transmitted diseases and infection
Tuberculosis
Economic evaluation
Gender
Social and structural determinants of health
Violence
Worldwide
Anthropology
Economics
Mathematical modelling
Policy analysis
GROUP

The SEARN is a platform to facilitate research collaboration. It provides a forum to support the communication and dissemination of research findings, highlight research areas and a network connecting people in LSHTM and collaborators outside with an interest in South East Asia.

Southeast Asia
GROUP

Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and facilitated by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, SPEAK India brings together researchers and technical experts alike, with an aim to develop a consensus on the additional knowledge required to ensure VL transmission is successfully interrupted and elimination is sustained.

Infectious disease
Neglected Tropical Diseases
Vector borne disease
Health systems
Surveillance
Vector control
India
South Asia
Entomology
Epidemiology
Mathematical modelling
Operational research
Parasitology
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Our research aims to strengthen evidence and understanding for better decision-making on the social and environmental factors that determine public health.

Ageing
Alcohol
Evaluation
Health inequalities
Social and structural determinants of health
England
Ethnography
GIS/Spatial analysis
Policy analysis
Social Policy
Sociology
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SPRING for MDG’s (Sustainable Program Incorporating Nutrition and Games)  is a seven year research programme funded by the Wellcome Trust that brings together researchers from the UK, India and Pakistan.

South Asia
GROUP

SSACAB brings together African and Northern academic and research institutions to develop and improve biostatistical skills among researchers.

Methodology
Eastern Africa
Western Africa
Southern Africa
Middle Africa
Statistics
GROUP

Cross-faculty and cross-disciplinary group to promote STI research conducted at LSHTM

Sexually transmitted diseases and infection
PROJECT
GROUP

STRIVE is a research consortium investigating the social norms and inequalities that drive HIV.

PROJECT

200 million people still live in trachoma-endemic regions and are at risk of becoming blind despite concerted international effort to tackle the disease. With the clock ticking towards the 2020 elimination goal, novel strategies are urgently needed to accelerate and strengthen the SAFE strategy.

Trachoma
Eye diseases
Neglected Tropical Diseases
Infectious disease
Behaviour change
Clinical trials
Hygiene
Sanitation
Vector control
Ethiopia
Eastern Africa
Entomology
Epidemiology
Genomics
Mathematical modelling
Social science
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Recognising that people with psychosocial disabilities are best positioned to define their own needs, SUCCEED is co-producing the design and evaluation of community-based interventions for people with psychosis in Africa.

Co-production
Mental health
Inclusion
Africa
Psychosocial disabilities
Global Mental Health
Inclusive community development
Nigeria
Malawi
Sierra Leone
Zimbabwe
Mental Health
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We are assessing how UK funding to Support the National Malaria Programme in Nigeria is affecting change.

PROJECT

This research project aims to improve surgical services for women with urinary incontinence in England.

Europe
United Kingdom
PROJECT

SHEFS is a programme aiming to provide policy makers with novel, interdisciplinary evidence to define future food systems policies that deliver nutritious and healthy foods in an environmentally sustainable and socially equitable manner.

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We conduct formative research into the health and wellbeing needs and priorities of host communities in which around 30 Anglo-American mines are situated, in eight countries.

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A five-year programme of research and evaluation funded by the UK Department of International Development (DFID). SWiFT assesses, evaluates and informs the International Labour Organisation’s DFID-funded “Work in Freedom” multi-country intervention to minimise women’s vulnerability to labour trafficking in South Asia and the Middle East.

Behaviour change
Implementation research
Missing data
Capacity Building
Migration
Gender
Violence
Behaviour change
Global Health
South Asia
India
Public health
Health services
Social Sciences
Social Policy
Programme evaluation