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

International Cooperation and Global Health

Join us this fall for the Swiss TPH course on international cooperation and global health. The course is aimed at professionals from the health sector and other interested experts who are preparing to work abroad and are confronted with topics such as migration and health and intercultural communication in a complex, globalized world. The Certificate of Advanced Studies course, officially known as “Internationale Zusammenarbeit und globale Gesundheit”, is an 8-week course held in German. The first module launches on 19 September 2022. 

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Massive Open Online Course

The Vector Control Working Group (VCWG), in collaboration with the University of Basel, Swiss TPH and many others, and with funding from IVCC and UK Aid, has developed a Massive Open Online Course to address the challenges of insecticide resistance in mosquito vectors.

The MOOC launched on 25 July 2022 and is free (click on 'Join with limited access').

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Our 2021 Annual Report

The Swiss TPH Annual Report 2021 reflects on the past year and includes our institute's milestones, goes in-depth into our new headquarters “Belo Horizonte”, highlights the impact that we made throughout our diverse areas of work and much more.

We would like to thank all of our staff and students, partners and funders for their continued trust and support in working together towards our mission.

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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.