MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM
The MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM delivers innovative research on disease control and elimination, nutrition, and vaccines and immunity to save lives and improve health across the world. The relationship between the Unit and LSHTM goes back nearly 70 years and includes collaboration on numerous trials and projects. These include the evaluation of insecticide-treated bed nets for malaria control and a number of vaccines, including the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, the hepatitis B vaccine, and the Haemophilus influenza type b vaccine.
MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit
The MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research on HIV/AIDS, NCDs, and endemic, neglected, emerging and re-emerging infections. The relationship between the Unit and LSHTM dates back to the Uganda programme’s initiation in the 1980s at the height of the HIV epidemic. Collaborations include the Tropical Epidemiology Group and the ALPHA network, and LSHTM is instrumental in the Unit’s capacity building programme with various staff undertaking post-graduate training at LSHTM.