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.

23.03.2017 - 12:58:37

Universal Health Coverage Conference in the Philippines

Kaspar Wyss, Swiss TPH, spoke at a conference in Manila that aimed to share experiences of Switzerland and the Philippines around ‘Universal Health Coverage and Access to Quality... More...

22.03.2017 - 11:34:23

World TB Day

On 24 March, we commemorate World TB Day. Tuberculosis remains one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide with annually 1.8 million deaths. 250,000 of them are due to resistance... More...

08.03.2017 - 20:00:00

High Prevalence and Incidence of Hypertension among Africans Living with HIV

About 12% of people living with HIV in rural Tanzania have hypertension at the moment of HIV diagnosis. An additional 10% will develop hypertension during the first months of... More...

03.03.2017 - 08:05:59

The Achilles Heel of Plasmodia - Advances in Vaccine Development against Malaria

The protein CyRPA could be an important component for an efficient vaccine against Plasmodium falciparum, the most deadly of all malarial pathogens. Scientists from the Swiss... More...

02.03.2017 - 13:30:00

SNSF Professorship Awarded to Melissa Penny

Melissa Penny, Swiss TPH, was awarded with a professorship of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) to undertake research to better understand interactions between... More...

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...