Spring Symposium 2009

Making Health Interventions Work: "From Validation to Application"

The 13th Symposium of the Swiss Tropical Institute held on April 17th focused on the development of health interventions and their translation in to practice.
The symposium provided a platform for the exchange of expertise and practical experience on topics covering a wide range related to the path from validation to actual application of the interventions.


The following topics were presented and discussed:


  • The conduct of clinical trials in resource poor settings
  • Access & drug delivery strategies and respective programs
  • Building evidence, scaling up and translating health evidence into health policies
  • The execution and monitoring of large scale implementation programs