Global Health Issues – SSPH+ 2014 #2


The Foundation Swiss School of Public Healthplus (SSPH+), the Institute of Economics (IdEP) of the Università della Svizzera italiana ( and the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) organize the Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management (

Courses are catered to professionals and managers of health administrations, hospitals and other services worldwide, health sector facilities, policy-makers and any student registered for one of the continuous education programs coordinated and supported by the SSPH+.

The Summer School is an opportunity to meet new colleagues and peers, exchange knowledge, build networks, and share insights. The emphasis will be on participative approaches, complemented by formal teaching.

This is the plenary session given on Tuesday, August 26th 2014, during the Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management 2014.
Speakers: Axel Hoffmann (Head of Teaching and Training Unit, Swiss TPH); André Prost (Former Director Department of Relations with Governments, WHO, Geneva); Marcel Tanner (Director Swiss TPH).

See also:

Big Data in Public Health Research: Will it Kill Epidemiology? Thick Data in Public Health Research: Epidemiology remains alive – SSPH+ 2014 #1

Public Health Consequences of Economic Crises and Austerity Policies – SSPH+ 2014 #3

Conflicts of Interests and Corruption – SSPH+ 2014 #4

Too Fast, too Furious? Controversies of the Global Health Movement – SSPH+ 2014 #5


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