Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine is a great place to study, providing a great learning experience and the skills to support your chosen career path, whether on a full time Masters programme or a short course, you will find LSTM is the right choice.


The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine has a long tradition of welcoming students from over 100 countries and we have a varied mix of international students at any one time. We are world renowned in our specialist fields and our students have gone on to work in Government Ministries, the WHO and the UN as well as many well-known NGO's. We provide full support to students on international projects, which offer real field experience for your future research and career paths.

At the Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health, we run a Diploma in Sexual and Reproductive Health in Low Resource Areas, the Sexual and Reproductive Health Stream of the MSc in International Public Health, a number of short courses, as well as contributing to the curriculum and teaching on the LSTM Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (covering modules including Maternal and Newborn health clinical and public health strategies and Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV). We also supervise maternal and newborn health PhD research studies.

We aim to support students to develop an understanding of common themes in the field, including skilled attendance at birth, emergency obstetric care, improving reproductive health services, life-saving skills, family planning and audit methods in safe motherhood. Our teaching staff have extensive experience in curriculum design and delivery of teaching programmes.


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