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.

30.05.2017 - 10:36:08

Hebammenbetreuung bewährt sich – auch finanziell

Professionelle Hebammen-Betreuung von Müttern und Neugeborenen zu Hause kann Gesundheitskosten senken. Dies zeigt eine Studie des Swiss TPH rund fünf Jahre nach der Lancierung von... More...

16.05.2017 - 13:56:20

Improving Health of Nomadic Populations in Chad

In Chad, over 78% of the total population lives in rural areas. Accessing health services is often difficult given long distances, a limited number of health centres, shortages of... More...

16.05.2017 - 13:51:50

Fredros Okumu Awarded Prestigious Research Prize

Fredros Okumu, Science Director of the Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) in Tanzania – a long-standing partner of Swiss TPH – is one of 41 scientists chosen by philanthropies as... More...

01.05.2017 - 10:35:43

Antimicrobial Resistance in Tanzania

Drug resistances are on the rise worldwide. Every year, around 700,000 people die due to antimicrobial drug resistance to bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. Without counter... More...

28.04.2017 - 09:51:31

New Antimalarial Drug Shows Promise

Clinical drug candidate MMV390048 has the potential to cure malaria and protect from the disease in a single dose. It is effective against resistant strains of the malaria parasite... More...

25.04.2017 - 06:00:00

Swiss TPH Designated WHO Collaborating Centre for its Expertise in Malaria

On the 25th of April we commemorate World Malaria Day. Malaria remains a major public health issue in many low- and middle- income countries. Over 200 million new cases are... More...