Geneva University Hospital, Division of Tropical and Humanitarian Medicine,
Geneva (Switzerland)

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Travel and Tropical Medicine Unit

Postal address: Rue Gabrielle- Perret-Gentil 4, 1211 Genèva 14, Switzerland

Website: https://www.hug-ge.ch/en/tropical-and-humanitarian-medicine

Site coordinator

Gilles

Gilles Eperon

Email: gilles.eperon@hcuge.ch

Tel.: +41 79 55 34 003

Site members

Chappuis

François Chappuis

Email: francois.chappuis@hcuge.ch

Tel.: +41 22 372 96 13

Type of Institution

  • Travel clinic
  • Outpatients department

Services

  • Pre-travel services
  • Post-travel outpatients services

Special services

  • Consultations for international companies
  • High altitude medical couselling

In-house facilities

  • Laboratory
    • Haematology
    • Chemistry
    • Parasitology
    • Virology
    • Mycology
    • Serology
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray
  • CT
  • MRI
  • PET

24h public emergency service hotline

+41 79 55 35 447

Links/collaborations

  • Collaborative research on neglected tropical diseases (NIDIAG EU-FP7)
  • Snake bites: collaboration with BP Koirala Institute of Health Dharan, Nepal & Frankfurt, Germany

Current research

  • Snake bites
  • African and American Trypanosomiasis
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Strongyloidiasis
  • Vaccination of immunosuppressed travelers

Future research interests

  • Travel medicine and immunosuppression
  • Neglected tropical diseases