The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institute in global health with a particular focus on low- and middle-income countries. Associated with the University of Basel, Swiss TPH combines research, education and services at local, national and international levels. 900 people from 80 nations work at Swiss TPH focusing on infectious and non-communicable diseases, environment, society and health as well as health systems and interventions.
Malaria is one of the world's most important causes of mortality and morbidity, mainly affecting countries in low endemic areas. Over the last decade, substantial progress has been made globally in reducing malaria burden through increased coverage with vector control interventions and improved access to diagnosis and treatment. However, the funding has recently plateaued pushing to the forefront of the policy agenda the need to optimize deployment of interventions, based on understanding of countries’ local malaria transmission and burden. In recent years, the availability and quality of malaria-relevant data have increased, encouraging countries to use evidence to make decisions, as promoted by the High Burden to High Impact initiative launched by the World Health Organization (WHO). The Swiss TPH develops and applies epidemiological, statistical and mathematical methods to evaluate and predict malaria transmission and the impact of interventions in order to provide support National Malaria Control Programs (NMCPs) and their partners in their evidence-based decision-making processes.
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Please submit your application online via the link with: CV, Motivational letter, diplomas, names and contact information (email or phone) of 3 references
Please note that we can only accept applications via our online recruiting tool: Applications via e-mail or external recruiter will not be considered.
The position will be open until 31st January 2023. We encourage applicants to submit their application as soon as possible.