Bern University Hospital (Inselspital),
Bern (Switzerland)

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Medical and Diagnostic Services Department

Postal address: Socinstrasse 57, PO Box CH-4002, Basel, Switzerland

Website: http://www.swisstph.ch

Site coordinator

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Andreas Neumayr

Email: andreas.neumayr@swisstph.ch

Tel.: +41-61-284-8255

Site members

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Esther Künzli

Email: esther.kuenzli@swisstph.ch

Tel.: +41-61-284-8255

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Olivia Veit

Email: olivia.veit@swisstph.ch

Tel.: –

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Veronique Sydow

Email: veronique.sydow@swisstph.ch

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Type of Institution

  • Travel clinic
  • Outpatients department
  • Research department

Services

  • Pre-travel services
  • Post-travel outpatients services

Special services

  • Migration medicine
  • Vaccination of immunosuppressed patients
  • Consultations for international companies
  • Scuba diver medical examination
  • High altitude medical couselling
  • Consultations for governmental employees (diplomatis etc.), NGO collaborators overseas

In-house facilities

  • Laboratory
    • Haematology
    • Bacteriology
    • Chemistry
    • Parasitology
    • Virology
    • Serology
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray

24h public emergency service hotline

  +41 61 284 8144

Links/collaborations

  • Expert Committee for Travel Medicine (ECTM)
  • Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania
  • Mahidol University Bangkok
  • Mahidol-Oxford-Research Unit, Bangkok
  • Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima
  • Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane
  • Lao Tropical and Public Health Insititute, Vientiane

Current research

  • Travel medicine:
    • Vaccinations
    • Accidents
  • Treatment of cutaneous Leishmaniasis
  • African Trypanosomiasis

Future research interests

  • Travel related non-communicable disorders
  • Laboratory studies on novel diagnostic methods for parasitic and viral diseases