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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 specialist team ready to respond to disease outbreaks around the world before they develop into health emergencies. The team also conducts rigorous operational research to improve epidemic preparedness.

Outbreaks
Implementation research
Diagnostics
Hygiene & Sanitation
Vector control
Emerging & Pandemic Diseases
Infectious Diseases
Vector borne diseases
Diarrhoea
Zoonotic diseases
Worldwide
Operational research
Epidemiology
Anthropology
Virology
GIS/Spatial analysis
PROJECT
Tuberculosis
Hospital acquired infection
Behaviour change
Design thinking
Implementation research
Health services research
Public health
Social and structural determinants of health
Infectious disease policy
Infectious Diseases
South Africa
Southern Africa
Public health
Health services
Mathematical modelling
Social Sciences
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We explore how formal and informal structures and practices in health systems interact with the socio-political context to undermine accountability and encourage corruption in Malawi and Nigeria, and ask how to overcome them.

Corruption
Accountability
Governance
District health systems
Health Systems Research
Nigeria
Malawi
Policy analysis
PROJECT

We use Shigella infection to discover new roles for the cytoskeleton in host defence, and use zebrafish to study the cell biology of infection in vivo.

PROJECT

Investigating whether dogs can be trained to identify unique odours associated with coronavirus infection

PROJECT

Understanding and preventing sexual and other forms of violence against children in Zanzibar.

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