Senior Lecturer, Institute of Global Health
Office : Biotech Campus G6.02
Phone : +41 22 37 90 467
Born in Basel, Beat Stoll studied medicine at the University of Basel, obtained is MD at the University of Lausanne and followed a postgraduate training in Internal Medicine (FMH). The orientation towards Global Health started with the diploma in Health Care and Management in Tropical Countries at the Swiss Tropical Institute in Basel and a 3 years stay in rural Cameroon where he was the joint chief medical officer of a faith-based hospital.
His principle domain in Global Health is teaching and training. Since many years, he is affiliated as a staff member of the Master in Advanced Studies of Public Health of the University in Geneva and coordinated during five years the domain of health in the MAS of Humanitarian Action. He contributed at the medical faculty of Yaounde (Cameroon) to the establishment of a teaching unit in community health, is a member of the committee for the HELP course (Health Emergencies for Large Populations) at ICRC and is active as teacher and expert at Swiss TPH. Finally, in collaboration with EssentialMed and EPFL (Swiss Federal Technology Institute in Lausanne), he is building up training for medical imaging for staff of resources poor countries. In collaboration with WHO and the Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development (NFSD) in Basel, he is engaged in the dissemination of IMCI training (Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses) by the e-learning tool ICATT in several African and Asian countries and started recently in collaboration with SwissTPH and SDC a programme for continuing medical education of primary health care physicians in Albania.
The domain of research and development is linked to the development of primary health care in tropical countries. Beat Stoll was engaged as a regular consultant at WHO in the domain of the cholera prevention, worked with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in the area of tuberculosis and is actually the head of the medical cooperation with Cameroon where numerous projects are ongoing. Other research is related to medical communication in rural Mali (together with NFSD), to mental health service implementation for teenage mothers in Cameroon and to the development of appropriate medical devices (digital x-ray, neonatal incubator) with EssentialMed (globaldiagnostix.org and globalneonat.org).