AITHM aspires to excellence in tropical health and medical research, biotechnology and research education, supporting better health for people in the tropics worldwide.
To discover and develop health solutions for the tropics, and from the tropics.
Academic excellence, community partnerships, collaboration, respect, openness and integrity.
Our actions are underpinned by our values.
We are committed to pursuing the highest standards in the work we do, delivering excellence through our science, research, consultancy and professional services.
We encourage new ideas that challenge conventional thinking and drive creativity and innovation.
We are genuine in our commitment to our mission, and seek to be regarded in the research, policy-making and health spheres as dependable and collegial collaborators, and trusted advisors.
We are accountable and act honestly, ethically and professionally in the execution of our responsibilities.
Our staff maintain high standards of professionalism, show respect, and communicate positively and collegially with each other and with all people who interact with the Institute.
Equality and Social Justice
We aim, through our work, to improve the lives of people affected by or at risk of developing preventable diseases, and we support national and global initiatives aimed at improving health outcomes for underserved and disadvantaged communities including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and communities in regional, rural and remote settings.