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We integrate new treatments and approaches into policy and health systems.

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We offer local and international training programmes and courses at graduate and postgraduate levels.

Our Education and Training Offer

Massive Open Online Course: Examining African Contributions to Global Health

Do not miss the last facilitated edition run by experts from Swiss TPH, EPFL and the Department of History at the University of Basel, as well as partners in Zambia, Mali, SouthAfrica, and Tanzania from 3 October to 4 November 2022. Thereafter the full MOOC or single modules may be still taken individually and at any time.

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World Rabies Day 2022

Rabies control programmes are an excellent example of the implementation of the One Health concept, and the structures and trust that underpin these programmes are also crucial for other zoonotic diseases, including those that can lead to pandemics. SwissTPH has been a strong advocate of the One Health concept for many years. In a recent paper in Diseases, researchers from Swiss TPH & partners looked at the development of One Health at Swiss TPH and it's societal potential.

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Virtual Event Series: Detecting Antimicrobial Resistance: The Silent Pandemic

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the greatest threats to global health. The diseases most commonly affected by AMR include tuberculosis and malaria. In this session of our Virtual Event Series on 25 October 2022, we will discuss the current AMR situation as well as new diagnoses, emerging technologies and international collaborations to combat these diseases.

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International Cooperation and Global Health

Join us this fall for the Swiss TPH course on international cooperation and global health. The course is aimed at professionals from the health sector and other interested experts who are preparing to work abroad and are confronted with topics such as migration and health and intercultural communication in a complex, globalized world. The Certificate of Advanced Studies course, officially known as “Internationale Zusammenarbeit und globale Gesundheit”, is an 8-week course held in German. The first module launches on 19 September 2022. 

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10.10.2022 17:15 to 18:00

Back-to-Africa introductions of Mycobacterium tuberculosis as the main cause of tuberculosis in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Lecturer: Michaela Zwyer
Location: Seminar Room 5
Event category: Advances in Infection Biology, Epidemiology and Global Public Health

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