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World Malaria Day 2013: Invest in the future - Defeat malaria

The highly effective NETCELL programme in Tanzania has been extended for another five years. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) supports the programme with 1.2 million Swiss francs, annually. Hence, Swiss TPH...more

Swiss Malaria Group announces winners of malaria photo contest

Geneva, 22 April 2013. On the occasion of World Malaria Day 2013, the Swiss Malaria Group announce the winners of the photo contest “Malaria: The Big Picture”. The online photo contest and subsequent exhibition was organised by...more

Launch of the Re-designed Community Health Funds in Dodoma Region

On 16th February the Re-designed Community Health Funds (CHF Iliyoboreshwa) for Dodoma Region, Tanzania, were launched in an official launching ceremony officiated by the Deputy Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office - Regional...more

Road traffic pollution as serious as passive smoke in the development of childhood asthma

New research conducted in 10 European cities has estimated that 14% of chronic childhood asthma is due to exposure to traffic pollution near busy roads. The results are comparable to the burden associated with passive smoking:...more

Malaria: The BIG Picture. The Swiss Malaria Group hosts an online photo contest

Malaria affects the lives of millions across the world. The Swiss Malaria Group* online photo contest seeks to highlight the realities of those living at risk of malaria and the work of those dedicated to changing that reality....more