Eckenstein-Geigy Professorship in Epidemiology and Household Economics at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel (Swiss TPH).
Strengthening global health systems.
"Basic research and health promotion were already close to our parents' hearts." (Corinne)
The goal of the Chair 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 in Switzerland. Thanks to scientifically validated concepts and models, the program is expected to generate sustainable impulses worldwide.
Establishment and implementation of the interdisciplinary program "Health Economics and Human Behavior: Strengthening Health and Social Systems" to improve global health and reduce inequalities between North and South.
2015 - 2025 (10 years)
CHF 14 million