Health, development and equal opportunities for all


Eckenstein-Geigy Professorship for Epidemiology and Household Economics (Swiss TPH)

The aim of the professorship of epidemiology and household economics is to link epidemiology with economics and the social sciences. Quantitative models and concepts are developed to strengthen health systems in Africa and Switzerland. Due to scientifically validated concepts and models, the programme is expected to generate sustainable impulses worldwide.

Role of the EGS
Funding of basic research in a barely explored field

Objective
Improving global health and reducing inequalities between countries

Duration
2016 to 2025 (10 years)

Amount
CHF 14M