Tropical and Humanitarian Medicine


Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 6
1205 Genève

Complément d'adresse
Bâtiment Morier, 3rd floor
Pr François Chappuis
François Chappuis
Head of Division

Mission of the Tropical and Humanitarian Medicine Division

  • To provide care for patients returning from travel and affected by an import pathology that is either tropical or parasitic.
  • To provide prevention advice and administer specialized vaccinations to travelers, expatriates, students and the local population. To actively participate in vaccination campaigns in the event of an epidemic or other identified need.
  • To provide medical supervision in the parasitology laboratory.
  • To develop partnerships with local and international organizations and institutions to promote an interdisciplinary and interactive approach in order to facilitate access to care and good health while highlighting and promoting the available skills at HUG and to make use of them in international activities.

For coronavirus screening certificates, see practical information

Last update : 21/03/2024