Axel Hoffmann, PhD

Professional activities at Swiss TPH

Deputy Head of Department Education & Training, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

  • Development and implementation of didactical approaches for any mode of delivery of training programs
  • Liaising with national and international partner
  • Teaching in professional postgraduate programs for health professionals Implementation of a MBA program in International Health Management
  • General Secretary of tropEd, the Network for Education in International health

Higher education and qualifications

  • Full Diploma in Psychologie, 1986, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg/Germany
  • PhD, 1993, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg/Germany

Past professional activities

  • 1987 – 1989, junior scientist, evaluation of public health pension schemes, University Freiburg
  • 1989 – 1993, senior scientist, evaluation of national AIDS prevention strategy in Germany, University Freiburg
  • 1993 – 1997, Head of the German Agency for Public Health
  • 1998 - 2015, Head of Teaching Training Unit at Swiss Tropical Institute; consultancies related to curriculum development, human resources and knowledge management.
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