Division | Medical Services

Medical Services is a centre of excellence for travel and tropical medicine. It provides pre-travel advice and post-travel cure to travellers from Basel and the surrounding region.

As the National Reference Centre for Imported Human Parasitic Diseases, it offers a variety of services to medical practitioners and hospitals all over Switzerland.

In Tanzania, the Chronic Disease Clinic at the St. Francis Referral Hospital in Ifakara provides medical care to HIV/AIDS and TB patients and participates in a Swiss TPH cohort study that includes more than 6000 HIV/AIDS and TB patients.

Christoph Hatz

Christoph Hatz, Professor, MD, DTM&H

Chief Medical Officer / Chefarzt
+41 61 284 81 11

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