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. Learn more about the HCM at the next info session on 5 August 2019.

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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.

Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Swiss TPH Building

On 21 June 2019, the groundbreaking ceremony (“Spatenstich”) for the new building of Swiss TPH took place at the BaseLink area in Allschwil. Representatives from the cantons of Basel-Landschaft and Basel-Stadt, the University of Basel as well as from the municipality of Allschwil attended the event to celebrate the beginning of construction of “Belo Horizonte”, the new Swiss TPH headquarters.

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20 June is World Refugee Day

In Bangladesh, approximately 910,000 Rohingya refugees live in Cox's Bazar District after having fled violence faced in Myanmar, resulting in one of the most rapid exoduses in modern history.

In a project funded by UNICEF and coordinated by Swiss TPH, a study was conducted to provide the basis for targeted WASH interventions in the Rohingya refugee camp.

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Hot off the press! Our Annual Report 2018 is now available.

We are pleased to present to you the Swiss TPH Annual Report 2018. Learn more about how we are improving the health and well-being of people around the globe through research, education and services. Happy reading!

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First Book Published on Buruli Ulcer

Buruli ulcer is a neglected tropical disease resulting in debilitating skin lesions, disabilities and stigmatisation. A new book has been published entitled: Buruli Ulcer: Mycobacterium Ulcerans Disease. This is the first open access book of its kind which has been made available online for everyone, worldwide by Swiss TPH and Medicor Foundation.

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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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31.07.2019 11:15 to 12:00

Integrating One-Health Approach to Understanding and Control of Schistosomiasis: Opportunities and Challenges

Lecturer: Dr Song Liang, Department of Environmental and Global Health, and Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, USA
Location: Swiss TPH, Lhotse
Event category: Swiss TPH Seminars

28.08.2019 11:15 to 12:00

Final results from the Leprosy Post-Exposure Prophylaxis program

Lecturer: Peter Steinmann
Location: Swiss TPH, Lhotse
Event category: Swiss TPH Seminars


Changes in Mosquito Behaviour Could Result in Millions of Additional Malaria Cases

Bed nets and indoor residual spraying with insecticides are key interventions to protect people in their homes from mosquito bites, thereby preventing malaria transmission. A... More...


Health Care and Management Graduates are Ready to Improve Health

The Health Care and Management (HCM) programme looks back on more than a quarter of a century of educating international health professionals. On 27 June 2019, eighteen students... More...


Sébastien Gagneux receives Gardner Middlebrook Award 2019

Sébastien Gagneux, Swiss TPH and University of Basel, was honoured with the Gardner Middlebrook Lifetime Achievement Award for his research on tuberculosis. The prestigious award... More...


Interventions for Schistosomiasis Elimination in Zanzibar

Schistosomiasis is a neglected tropical disease with a considerable impact on global health. More than 200 million people are infected, mainly in sub-Saharan Africa. Researchers... More...