Communications and Public Affairs is responsible for the external institutional communication. We are managing media inquiries, are responsible for the Annual Report on behalf of the Directorate and create various brochures. The unit also organises events and outreach activities at the institute, and manages external visits. Departments and units are supported in their specific communication needs. Recently, the relaunch of the Swiss TPH website was a major project of the unit.

Public Exchange and Outreach

Communications enables the exchange of information about Swiss TPH activities in research, services and education to public stakeholders and the media. Communications represents the institute's interests, issues and values and maintains a professional corporate identity for Swiss TPH. As a Unit of the Directorate Communications is also responsible for the Annual Report, maintains the Swiss TPH website and overviews all Social Media channels. 

Swiss TPH a Trusted Partner

Communications acts as an intermediate between Swiss TPH and the public. As a public funded institution, Swiss TPH depends on trust and support of the Swiss population, our national and international donors and stakeholders. It forms an essential part of Swiss TPH's mission to improve the health of populations.

Media Relations

Media inquiries on our research, innovation and service activities reach us every day. Journalists are invited to get information from our Global Health and Infectious Disease experts.

The Unit is responsible for all Communication products such as the Annual Reports, Flyers. This also includes CI/CD development.

Outreach activities include hosting children and school classes, show activities at Swiss TPH to interested visitor groups.

24.02.2017 - 16:44:46

Thematic r4d Project Awarded to Swiss TPH

Swiss TPH was awarded a 6-year research grant worth CHF 2.6 million by the Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) to study linkages of... More...

20.02.2017 - 14:14:11

How to solve the crisis of science

Good science is characterized by contribution to the greater good of society. Modern science does often lose sight of that aspiration. Marcel Tanner, president of the Swiss Academy... More...

15.02.2017 - 17:00:00

Integrated Care Conference in Kosovo

The Swiss TPH today held a conference on “Moving Towards Integrated Care” in Pristina, Kosovo. The conference was organized in the frame of the Accessible Quality Healthcare (AQH)... More...

14.02.2017 - 10:30:00

Architectural Contract Awarded for new Building in Allschwil

The Kunz und Mösch architect office in Basel has been awarded the contract for the new Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) building at its new location at the... More...

09.02.2017 - 09:27:16

Malaria Trends in DRC

The Swiss TPH conducted a large-scale assessment of trends in malaria morbidity in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from 2005 to 2015 together with the National Malaria... More...

01.02.2017 - 14:00:00

Swiss TPH Evaluation Approved by UNFPA

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Executive Board approved the comprehensive evaluation report of its adolescent and youth programming from 2008 to 2015 conducted by the... More...