With its service department, the Swiss Centre for International Health, Swiss TPH acts as a health advisory, support and implementation agency for a variety of local, national and international funding bodies and clients. Further, Swiss TPH features a contract research organisation that plans, assists and conducts clinical research trials for academic and non-academic clients, in particular, in low-resource countries.
Swiss TPH is very well known in the region of Basel for its travel-related medicine. More than 3000 people find their way to the Travel Clinic every year to get travel recommendation and vaccination. As the National Diagnostic Reference Centre for imported parasitic diseases, hospitals from all over Switzerland send their samples to Basel.
Vaccinations and Medical Consultations
15,000 pre-travel medical consultations, 1,500 post-travel consultations and 30,000 phone calls annually - our travel clinic is a national centre of competence for travel and tropical medicine.
Our Diagnostic Centre is specialised in diagnosing infectious tropical diseases. The laboratory has an internationally recognised expertise in parasitic infections and was nominated as the Swiss National Reference Centre for Imported Parasitic Diseases.