Making the world a healthier place

We discover novel diagnostics, drugs and vaccines and develop new approaches and tools.

Our Research


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

Our Services

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

Education and Training

Family Doctors, Always There to Care

On the occasion of World Family Doctor Day, Swiss TPH would like to highlight the role and contribution of family doctors and primary care teams in health systems around the world and sincerely thank them for their collaboration in our efforts to make the world a healthier place.

Travellers' Health Course

This course prepares health 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. At the end of the course, participants will be able to provide up-to-date information in travel medicine, including pre-travel advice, immunizations, risk assessment and behaviour during travel and management of travel-related diseases. The course takes place from 13-17 June 2022 in hybrid format.

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Call for Proposals

Leading House (LH) Africa, in conjunction with the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), are calling for applications for the PhD Graduate Programme from organizers of Seasonal Schools in Swiss Institutions of Higher Education. The goal of this instrument is to promote research cooperation between Swiss and African PhD students of Higher Education Institutions in Seasonal School. Submission deadline is 15 June 2022.

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Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer

An estimated 46% of adults with high blood pressure worldwide do not know they have the condition. Less than half of adults (42%) with hypertension are diagnosed and treated. The AQH project in Kosovo aims to improve health awareness and behaviour among the population, especially among vulnerable groups, with a particular focus on NCDs.

Learn more about the AQH Project

SSPH+ Lugano Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics, and Management

Join the 31st edition of the SSPH+ Lugano Summer School from 22 to 27 August 2022 for another year of mutual learning for change - online or in person. The courses aim to prepare practitioners, researchers and graduate students to tackle health challenges across the globe to reduce the gap between research, policy and practice. 

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We are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people - locally, nationally and internationally - through excellence in research, education and services.