Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), founded in 1898, was the first institution in the world dedicated to research and teaching in the field of tropical medicine. LSTM works across the world, often in very difficult circumstances, to fulfil our mission of reducing the burden of sickness and mortality in disease endemic countries. We do that through the delivery of effective interventions which improve human health and are relevant to the poorest communities.
The University of Ghana, is the largest university in Ghana was founded as the University College of the Gold Coast by Ordinance on August 11, 1948 for the purpose of providing and promoting university education, learning and research.
IDST undertakes undergraduate and postgraduate teaching on national and international development. They also provide research and consultancy services. They take an interdisciplinary approach and have a focus on research dissemination.
MUSPH has a vibrant, dynamic and knowledgeable team of bio-medical experts, social scientists, nutritionists, health systems specialists, social workers and experts from many other fields. Their main responsibilities rotate around research, community service including consultancy and training/teaching. The school has undergraduate and post-graduate courses, short skills-based courses, research projects and community service projects.
Since its founding in 1943, the Swiss TPH has become a world-renowned Institution for teaching, research and services in the field of International Health Development. This includes multi- and cross-disciplinary activities and experience of scientific laboratory studies, conceptual clinical work and practical transfer of technical expertise to health system planning and programmes in local, national and partner countries.
The Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development aims to assist low and middle-income countries to achieve universal health coverage. They seek to understand how health systems operate and what factors influence their effectiveness. They develop and test interventions appropriate to the context to see whether they are effective and cost-effective. They strengthen the capacity of health professionals to use their talents, education and professionalism to work effectively.