The committee of the SSTMP encourages and coordinates if necessary individual initiatives and activities within and interactions between these domains. The annual assembly and the annual scientific meeting form the integrating forum where the emphasis is laid on the interdisciplinary aspects of and the critical dialogue between the three domains.
The SSTMP represents the interests of its members towards other scientific societies, political and educational institutions. To foster young scientists, the SSTMP awards outstanding achievements in research on tropical diseases and/or parasitology with an annual prize and supports the attendance of scientific meetings.
Year founded: 1943
Number of members: 224 (2012)
Swiss Society of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (SSTMP) is a member of SCNAT, Platform Biology
Swiss Society of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (SSTMP)
c/o Prof. Dr. Jürg Utzinger