Swiss TPH

Swiss TPH
Swiss TPH  
Location: Basel
Discipline: Medicine/Pharmacology
Affiliation: University of Basel

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), former Swiss Tropical Institute (STI), has been founded in 1943. It has research and teaching activities in the arear of international health development. In June 2009 the Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine of the University of Basel, active in the areas of environmental epidemiology and women’s health, was integrated into the Swiss TPH.

Today over 500 employees from 40 nations work worldwide for the Swiss TPH in research, teaching and services with the main goal to contribute to health development worldwide.

As an associate institute of the University of Basel, the Swiss TPH takes part in teaching within various faculties, as well as is engaged in post-graduate education and advanced training on national and international levels.

The Swiss TPH receives 81% of its income through competitive fundraising and the earnings of our service departments. The remaining budget is given by the Basel cantons and the Swiss federal government.

Medicine Jun 29
A conference on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) was held in Kigali, Rwanda on 28-29 June to foster dialogue and reinforce partnership on SRHR of adolescents in the African Great Lakes region.
Medicine Jun 21

The University of Basel appointed Claudia Daubenberger, Head of Clinical Immunology at Swiss TPH, as professor of Infection Biology and Immunology within the Faculty of Science.

Life Sciences May 29
Life Sciences

Swiss TPH together with the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and the University of Basel's Centre for Scientific Computing (sciCORE) joined forces to create a flexible virtual education environment to support a bioinformatics course in South Africa.

Medicine May 8

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is crucial to ensure no one is left behind in terms of accessing health services.

Medicine Jun 15

Anne Christine Heerdegen, PhD Candidate at Swiss TPH, was selected to attend the 2018 UNLEASH Innovation Lab in Singapore.

Medicine May 29

For his sustained contribution to health development, Peter Odermatt, Swiss TPH, received an award from the government of Lao PDR.

Medicine Apr 24

Parenting groups in rural communities can improve early childhood development in low-resource settings.

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