Person Details

Piet van Eeuwijk, Scientific Project Leader
Department -> Unit
Epidemiology and Public Health -> Society, Gender and Health -> Medical Anthropology


Professional activities at Swiss TPH
  • Project leader in Medical Anthropology Research Group (MARG)
  • Initiating and supervising research on NTD and NCD in Africa and Asia
  • Developing a research agenda on ageing, health and care in Africa and Asia
  • Providing social science support in various projects
  • Supervising MSc and PhD projects in the fields of foodborne trematode infections

Higher education and qualifications
  • 1997 PhD in Social Anthropology (University of Basel)
  • 1988 Diploma in Postgraduate Studies in Developing Countries (NADEL, ETH Zurich)
  • 1985 Lic. Phil. I in History, Social Anthropology and Sociology (University of Basel)

Past professional activities
  • Since 2004 Lecturer at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology (University of Freiburg i.Br.)
  • Since 2000 Lecturer at the Institute of Social Anthropology (University of Basel)
  • Since 1997 Lecturer at the Institute of Social Anthropology (University of Zurich)
  • 1992-2002 Project officer in International Development Cooperation
  • Since 2000 Project leader and project coordinator of different research projects in Africa and Asia

Teaching focus
  • Medical Anthropology/Social Science in Health