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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
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The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is one of the world’s leading centres for postgraduate teaching and research in public health and tropical medicine. The School provides a national and international focus of collaboration in teaching and research which integrates laboratory, clinical, population and social sciences to address the broad issues of health. The range and depth of the School’s expertise is unique in Europe, and it is this critical mass and multidisciplinary strength which makes it a world leading centre in its field. The quality and relevance of its work are demonstrated by the impact of its research publications and its contribution to policy and practice across the world, including the UK.


Our vision is to be a world-leading school of public and global health, working closely with partners in the UK and worldwide to address contemporary and future critical health challenges.


Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice


The School seeks to foster and sustain a creative and supportive working environment based upon an ethos of respect and rigorous scientific enquiry.

We are committed to: 

  • Excellence and creativity 
  • Maximising synergies between research, education and knowledge translation and innovation 
  • Sharing expertise to strengthen capacity globally 
  • Partnerships based on mutual respect and openness 
  • Equity and diversity 
  • Financial and environmental sustainability

Role within HPE

Sigma at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine will lead on the monitoring & evaluation of the programme which will be built in throughout HPE's work. Each intervention will have clear, measurable output targets and a set of short, medium and long term outcomes agreed with the Health Protection Agency. Sigma will also produce some formative research papers across the duration of the programme to direct and inform programme development.


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