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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 four designated World Health Organization Collaborating Centres.

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Improving public health research in Tanzania through joint research and capacity-building, including through better communications and networking for LSHTM staff, students, and alumni in Tanzania.

Eastern Africa
Centre

Providing a focus for global research expertise in tuberculosis epidemiology, immunology, diagnosis and treatment.

Diagnostics
Global health
Infectious disease
Public health
Tuberculosis
Diagnostics
Disease burden
Disease control
Health Policy and Systems Research
Vaccines
LMICs
South America
Southeast Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa
Worldwide
Diagnostics
Epidemiology
Health economics
Mathematical modelling
Policy and Health Systems
GROUP

The TB Modelling Group uses mathematical models to better understand the natural history and epidemiology of tuberculosis, and to improve the contribution of modelling to policy decisions and implementation.

Tuberculosis
Africa
Asia
America
Europe
Worldwide
Mathematical modelling
Centre

Boosting big data expertise and applying genomic technologies across LSHTM.

PROJECT

Co-Create is a project designed to reduce obesity and its co-morbidities by working with adolescents, to create, inform and disseminate obesity-preventive, evidence-based policies, using a complex systems approach.

PROJECT

The DE-grading Epidemiology (DEEP) Network has been formed to encourage open debate about the use of algorithms to assess epidemiological studies, and maintain contacts between those of us who are working on these issues. It will pursue strategies to improve our ability to methodically and accurately integrate and interpret epidemiologic evidence.

PROJECT

The value and unexpected by-product of a community engagement strategy aimed at addressing the immunisation gap in north-west Ethiopia.

Infectious disease
Child health
Evaluation
Immunisation
Vaccines
Community engagement
Eastern Africa
Ethiopia
Programme evaluation
Qualitative evaluation
Public health
Health services
PROJECT

The Global Vector Hub is an open access, interactive resource. It has the capacity to transform vector research and vector control programmes, and to revolutionise our preparedness and ability to respond quickly and effectively to vector-borne disease outbreaks, around the world.

PROJECT

Reducing violence in Ugandan primary schools.

Behaviour change
Implementation research
Mental health
Violence
Child health
Adolescent health
Complex interventions
Clinical trials
Uganda
Eastern Africa
Epidemiology
Public health
Social science
Anthropology
Psychology
PROJECT

M. tuberculosis is a leading cause of meningitis in people living with HIV. Currently, over 50% of cases die and many survivors are left disabled. Finding better diagnostics and optimised treatments is a priority.

PROJECT

Exploring young people’s sexual practices in the UK.

Europe
United Kingdom
PROJECT

This collaborative research project, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Health Services and Delivery Research Programme, examines the experiences of young people with sickle cell as they transition to adulthood and move from using child to adult services.

GROUP

THRiVE’s mission is to empower African Institutions to become research engines for health innovations and evidence-based healthcare practices and policies.

Capacity Building
Training Programme
Health sector development
Eastern Africa
Southern Africa
Western Africa
Tanzania
Uganda
Education
PROJECT

Tight K is a study investigating whether maintaining serum potassium levels at ≥3.6 mEq/L is non-inferior to maintaining at ≥4.5 mEq/L on the occurrence of new onset atrial fibrillation dysrhythmia post-surgery in patients undergoing isolated CABG surgery

Cardiovascular disease
Clinical care
Clinical trials
United Kingdom
PROJECT

This website is created to facilitate an informal network for researchers using the Test-Negative-Design (TND) for studying the causes of COVID-19 infection. We will create a repository of papers about the use of the TND, and for questionnaires for use in TND studies of the causes of COVID-19.

Covid-19
Epidemiology
Epidemiology
PROJECT

The TREATS project (Tuberculosis Reduction through Expanded Antiretroviral Treatment and Screening for active TB) will measure the impact of a combined TB and HIV intervention – of population level active case-finding for TB, combined with universal testing and treatment for HIV -- on TB incidence, prevalence and incidence of infection when delivered to the entire population of 14 urban, high-prevalence communities in South Africa and Zambia.

Southern Africa
GROUP

We conduct studies on the epidemiology and control of major public health problems of developing countries, with a major focus on HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical disease, and a special emphasis on intervention studies.

HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Malaria
Neglected Tropical Diseases
Tuberculosis
Adolescent health
Clinical trials
Complex interventions
Methodology
Eastern Africa
Southern Africa
Western Africa
Epidemiology
GIS/Spatial analysis
Statistics
PROJECT

The effect of early tranexamic acid administration on mortality, hysterectomy, and other morbidities in women with post-partum haemorrhage: an international, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.