MalariaX: Defeating Malaria from the Genes to the Globe

The self-paced course is now available for free, online and worldwide!

Created by IS Global Harvard University and Swiss TPH, this course explores cutting-edge science and technology, and examines policies needed to control and eliminate malaria. Enroll today!

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Travellers' Health

Learn how to consult patients for their next travel trip

The Travellers’ Health course prepares health professionals and travel industry staff to give relevant health information to travellers and to assess travel-related problems occurring during and after travel, with a special focus on tropical diseases.

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Climate Change and Health - Swiss TPH Winter Symposium

Risks, Adaptations, Resilience and Co-Benefits

Climate change will affect global health in many different ways. Where do we stand? What can we do? Join us in Basel to discuss with experts from all over the world.


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28 September is World Rabies Day

Rabies continues to kill approximately 60,000 people every year. In order to reach the goal of eliminating dog-mediated human rabies by 2030, integrated strategies, political will and innovations are needed.

Swiss TPH is at the forefront of rabies research; from devising high-tech sensors to track dogs in urban settings to investigating blockchain for improved access to post-exposure prophylaxis.

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Health Care & Management

From Research to Implementation

Do you want to launch a career in international public health?

The Health Care and Management (HCM) programme provides participants with the core competencies for understanding and reacting to health challenges at a world-leading institute in global health.

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MBA in International Health Management

Do you want to become a part of a new generation of leaders in global health?

Swiss TPH’s part-time MBA in International Health Management trains future leaders and managers who want to work in multicultural and transdisciplinary settings.

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Introducing Swiss TPH - Excellence in Global Health


Over 800 people from more than 70 nations work at Swiss TPH focusing on infectious and non-communicable diseases, environment, society and health as well as health systems and interventions. They all share the mission to improve population health globally.

International Collaboration and Global Health

Would you like to prepare for a professional life abroad?

Then the course "International Cooperation and Global Health (IZGG)" is an ideal preparation. Over 8 weeks, it provides a good basis and prepares you optimally for international assignments. Course language is German.

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21.10.2019 17:15 to 18:00

Electronic media use, its problematic aspects and neurobehavioral functioning of children in the rural Western Cape region of SA

Lecturer: Shakuntala Mhlanga
Location: Swiss TPH, Kilimanjaro
Event category: Advances in Infection Biology, Epidemiology and Global Public Health

23.10.2019 11:15 to 12:00

Age, location and anaemia shape immune system development in African children

Lecturer: Claudia Daubenberger
Location: Swiss TPH, Lhotse
Event category: Swiss TPH Seminars


Foundation stone laid for new Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

Today, Thursday 26 September 2019, the foundation stone was laid (“Grundsteinlegung”) for the new building of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) at the... More...


High-Tech Sensors and Blockchain: New Avenues Towards Elimination of Rabies

Rabies continues to kill approximately 60,000 people every year, mainly in Africa and Asia. In order to reach the goal to eliminate dog-mediated human rabies worldwide by 2030,... More...


Improving the Quality of Care in Tajikistan through Medical Education

With two-thirds of Tajikistan’s population living in rural areas, primary healthcare remains a critical component in the drive to make quality healthcare more accessible, with... More...


Swiss TPH Scientist Awarded Competitive European Research Grant

Marloes Eeftens, Senior Scientist at Swiss TPH, was awarded the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. The highly competitive grant supports 408 early-career researchers... More...