The provision of technical assistance is a major component of LSTM's mission of promoting the improved health of the poor and disadvantaged peoples. In addition, it provides important opportunities for the continuing professional development of staff; contributions to teaching and the School's research agenda; and financial support to the School.
Examples of technical assistance delivered by LSTM staff include: overseas assignments for donors, foreign governments; UK based desk-work, provision of advice, assistance with facilitating workshops, organising UK-based study tours, and teaching/training activities outside LSTM.
Prof Joseph Valadez is the Technical Assistance Co-ordinator at LSTM.
Liverpool Associates in Tropical Health (LATH) is the dedicated technical assistance company of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, providing quality programme management, consultancy and training in international health.
LATH provides technical assistance through its in-house specialists, LSTM clinical and technical staff and a database of proven international and national consultants.
We are committed to working in partnership with our clients (government, donors, academic institutes, NGOs and private sector) in delivering effective solutions through:
- Ensuring sustainable and integrated capacity development with national partners
- Using evidence based policies and strategies
- Addressing problems within a wider health systems context
- Working within a pro-poor and gender equity framework