As a centre of excellence, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, through the creation of effective links with governments, organisations and institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, 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 result of that research;
developing systems and technologies for health care and assisting in their transfer and management;
4. providing appropriate consultancy services; in fulfilling this mission also provides a clinical service of acknowledged excellence.