KFPE's 20th anniversary: "Improving the impact of the best science for the most neglected diseases" (Basel, 25th Sept. 2014, 16.30 - 18.00)

In the frame of KFPE’s 20th anniversary a panel-discussion is organised together with the Swiss TPH. It will focus on the contribution of research partnerships and especially on the enabling environment and the important «ingredients», which are necessary that the best science has a strong impact on the most neglected disease to reach unprivileged communities.

Introduction and moderation: Prof. Dr. Marcel Tanner, Director of the SwissTPH and member of KFPE

With the participation of:

  • Dr. Ann Aerts, Head of the Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development
  • Prof. Karl-Heinz Altmann, Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, ETH Zurich
  • Prof. Kelly Chibale, Drug Discovery and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town
  • Prof. Jennifer Keiser, SwissTPH
  • Dr Jean-Pierre Paccaud, Business Development Director, DNDi

Organized by: KFPE & SwissTPH.

Location: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel




9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine & International Health (Basel, September 6-10, 2015)

The 9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health brings together some 2’000 of the most distinguished scientists and experts in the field of tropical medicine and international health. It is the premier European congress in this field.


The congress will provide a forum for scientists, politicians, NGOs, and public and private health experts to exchange new ideas and to discuss solutions to the global health challenges of today and tomorrow.


The best science for Global Health Challenges
6-10 September 2015, Basel, Switzerland