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12.08.2016 - 10:30

Gastrointestinal illnesses cost the Swiss health care sector up to EUR 45 million per year

Acute diarrhoea entails annual health care costs of EUR 29 to 45 million in Switzerland. Thereof, around a quarter is due to infections of the 

10.08.2016 - 00:30

A Breakthrough in Combating Malaria with Odour-Baited Trap for Mosquitoes

The use of a newly-developed mosquito trap incorporating human odour has resulted in a 70% decline in the population of the most significant malaria More...

26.07.2016 - 15:22

Chinese Drug Tribendimidine a Promising Drug Candidate Against Liver Fluke

Already 100mg of the Chinese drug candidate tribendimidine helps patients to get rid of a helminth infection caused by Opisthorchis viverrini More...

08.07.2016 - 09:50

New Medicine Dispensers Certificate Program in Dodoma, Tanzania

In collaboration with HPSS project, St. John’s University of Tanzania has launched a modular one year course for medicine dispensers to address the 

23.06.2016 - 15:41

Elisabeth Zemp Stutz awarded with the 2016 KHM Forschungspreis Hausarztmedizin

Elisabeth Zemp Stutz, head of the “Society, Gender and Health” unit at Swiss TPH is one of the awardees of the “KHM Forschungspreis Hausarztmedizin” More...