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Because the future is being built today, the Hubert Tuor Foundation wants to support education, training and research. By supporting promising and innovative projects, the Hubert Tuor Foundation is helping emerging talent realize and realize their projects in the medical, scientific and technological fields.

Help people to help other people

In a spirit of reciprocal responsibility, the Hubert Tuor Foundation hopes that these future leaders will commit themselves tomorrow by giving back what they have received today. They will become partners of the Hubert Tuor Foundation, contributing thus to the future of the institution. The Hubert Tuor Foundation represents a new philanthropic trend, a new form of sponsorship that adds sustainability to philanthropy.

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Infokids, an interactive, dynamic application

The Hubert Tuor has joined forces with the HUG private Foundation to support a project aimed at parents and designed to improve care for young patients in the paediatric emergency department in Geneva.  A digital solution to help patients The INFOKIDS app has been designed so that parents of sick children can get in touch…

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HelloMask

The Hubert Foundation is taking part in HelloMask, a research project run by the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne – EPFL in conjunction with the Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology. The inspiration behind the project was the experience of Diane Bataard, a storyteller for sick children. Working with young patients…

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A new life

The Hubert Tuor Foundation, in collaboration with the University of Geneva, has launched the initiative “A New Life” as part of its contribution to supporting students. The programme has several objectives. First, it aims to offer French language courses, university summer schools and grants to young people who are students. Second, it aims to collect…

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FHT & DFDL, a nice meeting between two foundations

The Hubert Tuor Foundation (FHT) and the Dr Henri Dubois-Ferrière Dinu Lipatti Foundation (DFDL) share common values and objectives. In light of its involvement in projects that support training and research in scientific and medical areas, it was natural for the FHT to take an interest in the projects funded by the DFDL. The closer relationship between…

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The Mintaka Foundation

The Mintaka Foundation, created in 2005 by three professors in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Geneva, aims to find solutions to health problems in developing countries and to provide technological solutions to those who are most disadvantaged. It is a mission that the Hubert Tuor Foundation (FHT) was keen to support. Making…

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GirlsCoding

GirlsCoding is an association established in Lausanne by a group of engineers and researchers from the école polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne so that more women worldwide will take jobs in information technology.  The problem The many stereotypes and the lack of role models mean that young women often do not consider IT options when making their…

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Co3libri

The Hubert Tuor Foundation is proud to actively support Co3libri, a project connected with the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG), the University’s Faculty of Medicine and the private Foundation of the Geneva University Hospitals. Its aim is to prepare children who need surgery and their parents for a medical intervention, and to promote communication and trust between…

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The Children of Hue

A natural synergy has developed between the Hubert Tuor Foundation and the Hue Children’s Foundation, founded in 2004 thanks to the involvement and devotion of Father Patrick-Marie Sérafini. The aim of the Hue Children’s Foundation The aim of Hue Children’s Foundation is to provide voluntary assistance to children and young people who live in conditions of extreme…

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Bruno Jelk, an exceptional man who cares for Nepal

Bruno Jelk has dedicated all of his life to saving other people’s lives. The Hubert Tuor Foundation wishes to work alongside him by contributing a part of the financial support needed for his projects, as was recently the case in Nepal. Mountain rescue: a vocation Bruno is a native of Fribourg, but an adopted citizen of Valais…

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La Cédille: a special place to learn and study for children with dysphasia

Dysphasia is a structural, primary, long-term language disorder. It appears in early childhood and is characterised by difficulties in making yourself understood by the people around you. Thanks to La Cédille, a private, independent association in Geneva, children who suffer from the disorder now have a dedicated centre. A dedicated centre for a relatively unknown disorder…

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ICPIC Innovation Academy – Hubert Tuor Prize

The International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control (ICPIC), sponsored by the WHO, is held every two years in Geneva. It brings together 1500 participants from all over the world to exchange knowledge and experience in infection prevention and antimicrobial resistance control. Vigilance and Exchanges Despite the progress achieved in the fight against infection and the efforts…

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Telethon

For almost 30 years, in every country of the world, the Telethon has been raising funds to finance research projects in the field of neuromuscular disease and rare genetic diseases. A donation which strikes an obvious chord The Hubert Tuor Foundation felt it was vitally important to join forces with the millions of people around the…

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The Sanfilippo foundation

Sanfilippo syndrome causes numerous deaths among children under the age of 10. Since there is currently no treatment to cure these young people and the solution will only come from research, the Hubert Tuor Foundation is committed to supporting the Sanfilippo Foundation, which is dedicated to fighting this terrible disease. A still incurable disease Sanfilippo…

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Rescuers without borders

As part of their international baccalaureate, pupils from the International School of Geneva must complete a number of creative, sporting and humanitarian projects. In March 2016, FHT decided to support a group of five students. This is their project: “We decided to raise money for an NGO working in international medical aid: RESCUERS WITHOUT BORDERS (RWB).…

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The Mercy Ships Foundation

The Mercy Ships Foundation is one of the FHT’s favourite causes and provides help to those who are most disadvantaged with its fleet of hospital ships, whose mission is to travel the oceans providing assistance wherever the needs are most urgent. An itinerant humanitarian association The Mercy Ships Foundation, which began as a private initiative…

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Partage

The Hubert Tuor Foundation (FHT) applauds the excellent project from the Partage Association, which aims to combat hunger and waste in the canton of Geneva. No to waste We are becoming increasingly aware of the mass of food that is thrown away every day when it could still be consumed perfectly well. The Partage Association…

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The Team for Kids

The “Team for Kids” programme, which focuses specifically on sporting activities for young Americans from disadvantaged backgrounds, was set up by the organisation “New York Road Runners”. The power of running The organisation “New York Road Runners” is driven by the conviction that people can improve their health and well-being through the power of running.…

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CHILDREN ACTION

“The first human right is the right to a childhood”  This is the core belief of Children Action, the Swiss foundation which has been working for more than 20 years to achieve positive and sustained change for children, young people and their families in over 20 countries.   Shared values A common thread, entirely in…

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