Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)
The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institution in health research, training and services. It improves, maintains and promotes the health of individuals and societies all around the globe. A special emphasis is on resource-constrained countries.
The multidisciplinary activities range from laboratory studies to clinical work, and the practical transfer of conceptual and technical expertise into health system planning and programs. Sharing and mutual learning are the building blocks of the success.
Innovation - Validation - Application
Swiss TPH works along a value chain from innovation to validation and application. The institute's activities contribute to the improvement of human health and wellbeing through better understanding disease and health systems. This knowledge is the foundation for health actions.
Established in 1943, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute provides services for professionals in the field of global health development.
Over 500 staff members from 40 nations work for Swiss TPH to facilitate initiatives in global health. Strong focus is on low and middle income countries. The organization’s goal is to improve public health, strengthen health systems and reduce poverty through partnerships and mutual learning.
Moreover, as an associate institute of the University of Basel, Swiss TPH takes part in educational programs in medicine, philosophy, natural sciences, and historical philosophy. It is also is engaged in post-graduate education and advanced training locally and internationally.See more