Mission Statement: As a centre of excellence, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed countries in the tropics and sub-tropics by: Providing and promoting high quality education and training. Conducting first class research and disseminating the results. Developing systems and technologies for health and assisting in their transfer and management. Providing appropriate consultancy services. In fulfilling this mission the scjool also provides a clinical service of acknowledged excellence.