Switzerland

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  • Official name: Swiss Confederation
  • Capital: Bern
  • Population: 8.188 million (World Bank 2014)
  • GDP: $701.0 billion (World Bank 2014)
  • Currency: Swiss Franc
  • Languages: German, French, Italian, Romansch
  • World Bank income classification: High income / OECD
  • Life expectancy: 80 years (men), 85 years (women)
  • Percentage of population living in urban areas: 73.7% (WHO)

The Swiss team consists of four partner institutions; three in Geneva and one in Lugano.

Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva

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Dr. David Beran, PhD

Principal Investigator
University of Geneva and Geneva University Hospitals, Division of Tropical and Humanitarian Medicine

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Prof. Dr. François Chappuis, MD, PhD

Co-Applicant
University of Geneva and Geneva University Hospitals

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Prof. Dr. Sandro Cattacin, PhD

Co-Applicant
University of Geneva

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Dr. Sigiriya Aebisher Perone, MD

University of Geneva and Geneva University Hospital

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Dr. Gilles Eperon, MD

University of Geneva and Geneva University Hospitals

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Dr. Jorge Correia, MD

PhD Student, University of Geneva and Geneva University Hospitals, Division of Tropical and Humanitarian Medicine

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Ms. Olivia Heller

University of Geneva and Geneva University Hospital

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Mrs. Sarah Lachat

Project Manager
University of Geneva

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Ms. Ninon Seiko

Ethics advisor
University of Geneva and Geneva University Hospital

The Graduate Institute

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Dr. Claire Somerville, PhD

Co-applicant
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies,
Executive Director, Gender Centre

Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano

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Prof. Dr. L. Suzanne Suggs, PhD

Co-applicant
Associate Professor of Social Marketing,
Head, BeCHANGE Research Group,
Institute for Public Communication, Università della Svizzera italiana,

Visiting Reader,
Institute of Global Health Innovation,
Imperial College London

Fellow, Swiss School of Public Health+

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Ms. Natalay Aya Pastrana

PhD Student,
BeCHANGE Research Group,
Institute for Public Communication,
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Università della Svizzera italiana