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Teacher and pupil using LTK

School-based first aid kit for malaria named among 25 innovative solutions to global health problems

A programme that trains teachers to manage uncomplicated malaria in school children in Malawi has been recognised by the WHO’s Social Innovation in Health Initiative. Read more

Gates Round table

Bill Gates visits our malaria vector control trials site in Tanzania

Bill Gates visits our malaria vector control trials site in Tanzania By Professor Mark RowlandBill Gates made a special visit on 25 July to the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’s malaria vector research programme in Moshi, northern Tanzania. Read more

Vaccination in Mwanza, Tanzania

Speeding up the fight against poverty-related diseases

A new multimillion-pound project is underway to speed the development of new vaccines, drugs and microbicides to combat tuberculosis, HIV, malaria, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine will work with 17 research partners in 10 countries as part of the European Research Infrastructures for Poverty Related Diseases (EURIPRED) – a £9.1 million (€10.9M) project, co-funded with £7.1 million (€8.5M) from the European Commission. Read more