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Swiss TPH News

08.12.2016 - 16:54

The R. Geigy Foundation honours efforts to overcome 
neglected tropical diseases

Giovanna Raso and Jean T. Coulibaly are the awardees of the R. Geigy-Award 2016 and will share a CHF 20,000 prize in honour of their efforts to fight More...

30.11.2016 - 17:56

World Aids Day 2016: Hands Up for #HIVprevention

Swiss TPH is joining the UNAIDS #HIVprevention awareness campaign. #Hands Up.

10.11.2016 - 08:46

Reducing Childhood Diarrhoea by Integrated Home-Based Interventions

A combination of better indoor air, clean drinking water and improved hygiene in Peruvian households reduces the prevalence of childhood diarrhoea by More...

03.11.2016 - 15:00

Neglected tropical diseases: scientists bridge the gap between innovation and practice

A group of international scientists has published a guide for clinical studies in difficult field circumstances in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases.

01.11.2016 - 08:30

Tuberculosis bacteria find their ecological niche

TB bacteria vary in their ecological niche. This finding could further complicate the development of novel tuberculosis vaccines. More...

28.10.2016 - 10:00

Swiss TPH opens and closes first International Environmental Health Conference in Iran

The first international Environmental Health and Sustainable Development Conference was held in Tehran, Iran from 22-24 October 2016.

27.10.2016 - 08:45

ZikaPLAN: 25 Research Organisations to Fight Zika Virus

Swiss TPH is among the 25 leading organisations gathered in Recife for the launch of ZikaPLAN (Zika Preparedness Latin American Network).

18.10.2016 - 08:30

Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis Advisory Committee Convenes at Swiss TPH

This year’s annual meeting of the Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis Advisory Committee is hosted at Swiss TPH. Some 30 experts from Africa, Asia, Europe 

05.10.2016 - 21:11

Marcel Tanner appointed as “High Representative” of the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP)

Marcel Tanner, leading global health specialist and former director of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), has been elected More...

04.10.2016 - 14:34

New chemical compound shows promising results against drug-resistant malaria parasites

The new chemical compound ACT-451840 is highly effective against most deadly malaria parasites in humans. It is also active against those parasites More...