Organisation: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Today, Damian Radcliffe published an article in Nuviun based on an interview with me on our work in the field of mHealth and eHealth.  You can read the article here.  It gives an overview of some of the projects we support and reminds us to be realistic when planning interventions.

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In the last of this series of blog posts on what we look for, I’ll briefly consider why we tend to provide grants of approximately £10,000. Firstly, we’re aware of the fact that not all projects will fit within such a neat budget and we don’t only fund £10,000 projects. In the past, we have […]

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As a funder we strongly believe in being open and transparent about what we do. That’s why I’ve written this series of blog articles explaining what we look for in potential grantees and it’s also why we publish details of all the grants we award both on this blog and via the International Aid Transparency […]

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Development doesn’t occur within a vacuum; it takes place in the real world where things are constantly shifting and changing. This means that evaluating the impact of a given project can be tricky, to say the least. The fact that it’s difficult, however, doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try to measure it. In fact, evaluation and […]

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As a relatively small funder one of the best ways we think we can achieve impact is by funding projects that are sustainable, scalable and/or replicable. One of our primary aims is to achieve long-term, lasting change in our field and the very best projects that come our way have a clearly defined strategy as […]

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If you’ve never pondered the question of whether mobile phones can improve the quality and uptake of sexual and reproductive health services among teenagers, then you’re not alone. Fortunately, however, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine have considered the question and are using a grant from Indigo to test an SMS sexual health referral system for […]

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