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Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Issue 2 | April 2018
Director's Welcome
Welcome to the second issue of eTropical. The past few months have been a busy time here at LSTM, with our income topping half a billion pounds for the first time in our history. Read more

'Impact': LSTM's first donor report 

Our new donor report reflects on the successes and achievements which have been made possible with the generous support of our donors.

Professor Molyneux Editor-in-Chief of International Health

The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) has announced Professor David Molyneux as the Editor-in-Chief of its journal, International Health

Managing a Diphtheria Outbreak in Kutupalong camp

Watch Dr Derek Sloan (PhD,2012) give a seminar on his role in managing an outbreak of Diphtheria in the world's largest refugee camp.  

Mosquito-killing Malaria Drug

LSTM researchers have shown the large potential impact of a new type of antimalarial drug that 'makes blood deadly' to mosquitoes. 

Improving neonatal nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa

The new LSTM-led Neonatal Nutrition Network, which aims to improve nutrition and gut health in newborns with low birth weight, has had its first meeting in Ibadan, Nigeria. 

First Dean of Education Appointed

Professor Philip Padfield has been appointed as LSTM's Dean of Education.


2 LITE Research Assistant posts - close 29 April

2 Clinical Academic lecturer posts - close 3 May 

Senior Lecturer in Humanitarian Practice - closes 9 May 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Vector Biology - closes 17 May



Malaria Prevention in Travel Health, online course, starts 2 May

Certificate in International Health Consultancy, Liverpool, starts 11 June

Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Liverpool, starts 28 August  

Alumni discounts are available across MSc and Professional courses


Pint of Science, 14th-16th May, various Liverpool locations

Postgraduate Open Day, Thursday 17th May 1pm, LSTM

Bluedot Festival, 19th – 22nd July, Jodrell Bank, Cheshire

RSTMH Annual Meeting, 19-20 September, London

HSR2018: 5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, 8-12 October, Liverpool [registration now open]
As always, we welcome your feedback on eTropical; please do get in touch on

Best wishes, 
Lucy Halton
Alumni Project Officer 
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