World Diabetes Day 2019

Current projections show 700 million adults will be living with diabetes by 2045. The first step to preventing type 2 diabetes in particular is knowing your risk.

Swiss TPH supports the Healthy Life Project in Moldova to improve access to services and information on NCDs, empowering people to take responsibility of their own health.

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Health Care & Management

Do you want to launch a career in international public health?

The Health Care and Management (HCM) programme provides participants with the core competencies for understanding and reacting to health challenges at a world-leading institute in global health. The next information session will take place on 18 November 2019 at 18:00.

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Climate Change and Health - Swiss TPH Winter Symposium

Risks, Adaptations, Resilience and Co-Benefits

Climate change will affect global health in many different ways. Where do we stand? What can we do? Join us in Basel to discuss with experts from all over the world.


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MalariaX: Defeating Malaria from the Genes to the Globe

The self-paced course is now available for free, online and worldwide!

Created by IS Global Harvard University and Swiss TPH, this course explores cutting-edge science and technology, and examines policies needed to control and eliminate malaria. Enroll today!

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Travellers' Health

Learn how to consult patients for their next travel trip

The Travellers’ Health course prepares health professionals and travel industry staff to give relevant health information to travellers and to assess travel-related problems occurring during and after travel, with a special focus on tropical diseases.

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Introducing Swiss TPH - Excellence in Global Health


Over 800 people from more than 70 nations work at Swiss TPH focusing on infectious and non-communicable diseases, environment, society and health as well as health systems and interventions. They all share the mission to improve population health globally.

Internationale Zusammenarbeit und globale Gesundheit

Möchten Sie sich auf einen Berufsalltag im Ausland vorbereiten?

Der Kurs “Internationale Zusammenarbeit und globale Gesundheit (IZGG)“ ist eine ideale Vorbereitung dafür. Er vermittelt während 8 Wochen eine gute Basis und bereitet Sie optimal auf internationale Einsätze vor.

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18.11.2019 17:15 to 18:00

Immunomodulation in volunteers infected with Human Pegivirus in East and West Africa

Lecturer: Anneth Tumbo
Location: Swiss TPH, Kilimanjaro
Event category: Advances in Infection Biology, Epidemiology and Global Public Health

20.11.2019 11:15 to 12:00

The rise and fall of the p-value: implications for research

Lecturer: Tracy Glass
Location: Swiss TPH, Lhotse
Event category: Swiss TPH Seminars


Auswirkungen des heissen Sommers 2018 auf die Gesundheit

Das Schweizerische Tropen- und Public Health-Institut (Swiss TPH) hat für das Bundesamt für Umwelt (BAFU) die Gesundheitsfolgen des heissen und trockenen Sommers 2018 analysiert.... More...


Else Kröner Fresenius Preis für Notfallstation in Tansania

Martin Rohacek, Swiss TPH und Ifakara Health Institute, erhält den diesjährigen Else Kröner Fresenius Preis für sein Engagement im Aufbau einer Notfallstation für das St. Francis... More...


Grundsteinlegung Neubau Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health-Institut

Heute Donnerstag, 26. September 2019, fand die Grundsteinlegung für den Neubau des Schweizerischen Tropen- und Public Health-Instituts (Swiss TPH) im BaseLink-Areal in Allschwil... More...


High-Tech Sensors and Blockchain: New Avenues Towards Elimination of Rabies

Rabies continues to kill approximately 60,000 people every year, mainly in Africa and Asia. In order to reach the goal to eliminate dog-mediated human rabies worldwide by 2030,... More...