Join Us at ECTMIH 2019

Meet our experts in Liverpool this September for #ECTMIH2019, Europe's largest congress on tropical medicine and #globalhealth. We are looking forward to an inspirational week of scientific debate, reflection and exchange!


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Health Care & Management

From Research to Implementation

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. Learn more about the HCM at the next info session on 23 September 2019.

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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 from 5 to 6 December to discuss with experts from all over the world.

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MBA in International Health Management

Do you want to become a part of a new generation of leaders in global health?

Swiss TPH’s part-time MBA in International Health Management trains future leaders and managers who want to work in multicultural and transdisciplinary settings.

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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.

Hot off the press! Our Annual Report 2018 is now available.

We are pleased to present to you the Swiss TPH Annual Report 2018. Learn more about how we are improving the health and well-being of people around the globe through research, education and services. Happy reading!

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International Collaboration and Global Health

Would you like to prepare for a professional life abroad?

Then the course "International Cooperation and Global Health (IZGG)" is an ideal preparation. Over 8 weeks, it provides a good basis and prepares you optimally for international assignments. Course language is German.

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16.09.2019 17:15 to 18:00

Defining and testing health systems governance implications on health services provision in Tanzania

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

23.09.2019 17:15 to 18:00

Bayesian modelling of imperfect diagnostic tests in the absence of a 'gold' standard for S. mansoni

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


Swiss TPH Scientist Awarded Competitive European Research Grant

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Health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Society is called upon to transform the world by 2030 through a rigorous pursuit of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In November 2018, Swiss TPH and the... More...


Accelerated Research and Development Needed to End Malaria

New tools for malaria prevention and treatment are required to eradicate malaria in the foreseeable future, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). An overview of... More...


Heatwaves Increase Emergency Admissions to Swiss Hospitals

The fact that heat threatens people's well-being comes as no surprise. The first scientific evaluation of the extent to which heatwaves influence emergency hospital admissions in... More...