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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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. Learn more about the MBA at the next info session on 10 September 2019.

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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.

Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Swiss TPH Building

On 21 June 2019, the groundbreaking ceremony (“Spatenstich”) for the new building of Swiss TPH took place at the BaseLink area in Allschwil. Representatives from the cantons of Basel-Landschaft and Basel-Stadt, the University of Basel as well as from the municipality of Allschwil attended the event to celebrate the beginning of construction of “Belo Horizonte”, the new Swiss TPH headquarters.

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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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28.08.2019 11:15 to 12:00

Final results from the Leprosy Post-Exposure Prophylaxis program

Lecturer: Peter Steinmann
Location: Swiss TPH, Lhotse
Event category: Swiss TPH Seminars

11.09.2019 11:15 to 12:00

[NEW ROOM!] Addressing community environmental health concerns with exposure modeling and population data

Lecturer: Prof. Audrey Smargiassi, School of Public Health, University of Montreal, Québec, Canada
Location: Swiss TPH, Alpamayo
Event category: Swiss TPH Seminars


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...


Malaria Mortality in Africa May Be Higher than Estimated

Previous studies analysing malaria mortality in sub-Saharan Africa may have underestimated the burden caused by this mosquito-borne disease. A study by Swiss TPH researchers found... More...


Changes in Mosquito Behaviour Could Result in Millions of Additional Malaria Cases

Bed nets and indoor residual spraying with insecticides are key interventions to protect people in their homes from mosquito bites, thereby preventing malaria transmission. A... More...


Health Care and Management Graduates are Ready to Improve Health

The Health Care and Management (HCM) programme looks back on more than a quarter of a century of educating international health professionals. On 27 June 2019, eighteen students... More...