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.

Our Education and Training Offer

Online Course: Examining African Contributions to Global Health

Do not miss the last facilitated Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) run by experts from Swiss TPH, EPFL and the Department of History at the University of Basel, as well as partners in Zambia, Mali, SouthAfrica, and Tanzania.

Join the course on FutureLearn from 3 October to 4 November.

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Newest Results SOPHYA Study

Results show that the home environment and parents have a major influence on physical activity behaviour in childhood and thus have a long-term impact on the health of children and later adults. Physical activity did not decrease during the COVID 19 pandemic.

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Virtual Event Series: Detecting Antimicrobial Resistance: The Silent Pandemic

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the greatest threats to global health. The diseases most commonly affected by AMR include tuberculosis and malaria. In this session of our Virtual Event Series on 25 October 2022, we will discuss the current AMR situation as well as new diagnoses, emerging technologies and international collaborations to combat these diseases.

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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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We are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people - locally, nationally and internationally - through excellence in research, education and services.