Kaspar Wyss, PhD, MPH, Project Leader, Head of Unit, Deputy Head of Department

Professor, Public Health Specialist and Epidemiologist, Swiss TPH

Socinstrasse 57
CH - 4002 Basel

Office phone
+41 (0)61 284 81 40
Office fax
+41 (0)61 284 81 03


Swiss TPH, Swiss Center for International Health

Prof. Kaspar Wyss, PhD, is a Public Health Specialist, Associate Professor (PD) and Head of the Health Systems Support Unit at the Swiss Centre for International Health. Kaspar Wyss has strong management and leadership experience and is in charge of a team of 15 staff focusing on health systems development primarily in low- and middle income countries. Activities relate to both research and health system monitoring and performance assessment, with a specific interest in the role and importance of human resources for health. He directs a number of research and implementation projects in Africa, Eastern Europe, and Asia and has extensive consultancy experiences for a broad range of clients. For the University of Basel (MSc and medical students) and for other courses including the Swiss Inter-University Master of Public Health Program he teaches on health systems. Kaspar Wyss acts also as supervisor for several PhD and MSc students.