Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM)

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM)

Charity information

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM)

LSTM was the first institution in the world dedicated to tropical disease and has led the field in the fight in developing countries against malaria, HIV/AIDS, TB, dengue and lymphatic filariasis.

Founded 1898

  • Mission statement

    As a centre of excellence, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, through the creation of effective links with governments, organisations and institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed countries in the tropics and sub-tropics by:

    providing and promoting high quality education and training;

    conducting first-class research and disseminating the result of that research;

    developing systems and technologies for health care and assisting in their transfer and management;

    providing appropriate consultancy services;

    In fulfilling this mission LSTM also provides a clinical service of acknowledged excellence.

  • Aims

    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) aims to:

    • To conduct world class medical research to reduce the burden of disease amongst the world's poorest people.
    • Improving the skills of health professionals, through education and training within the UK and across the developing world. In doing so increase the health systems capacity of low income countries.
  • Overview

    Established: April 1898

    Registered Charity Number: 222655

    Board members: 13

    Full time staff: 244

    Part time staff: 87

    Volunteers: 22

    Phone number: 0151 705 3272

    Address: Pembroke Place Liverpool L3 5QA

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