Services

The scientific reputation and experience of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), is translated into state-of-the-art services. Swiss TPH offers the full spectre from field, laboratory, clinical, and public health services and thus generates fruitful synergies in research and teaching.

Medical Department
The Medical Department offers a wide range of services: It gives advice for short- and long-term travellers on preventive measures (vaccinations, disease prevention), provides care for sick travellers returning from tropical and subtropical countries, and maintains a 24-hour service for clinical and diagnostic emergencies. In addition it serves as the National reference centre for imported parasitic infections and is testing repellents and insecticides for prevention of insect bites.

Swiss Centre for International Health – SCIH

The SCIH provides advisory and implementation services to strengthen health systems nationally, and internationally with a focus on low-income countries. Their areas of expertise cover health technology and telemedicine, sexual and reproductive health, systems performance and monitoring and health systems strengthening. In addition, the SCIH is a leading agency in providing conceptual support and monitoring services for global health initiatives, such as the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the World Health Organization.  

Department Medicines Research MedRes

The Department contributes to the research & development- and implementation process for drugs, vaccines and public health interventions. It conducts research and provides services in the collection of fundamental epidemiologic data, regulatory clinical trials, improvement of trial related quality management systems and contributes to procedures which allow access to new medicinal interventions in resource limited regions.