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Swiss TB Award for Sonia Borrell - Start of the SystemsX.ch “TbX” Research Program on April 1st

Sonia Borrell is the winner of the 2014 Swiss TB Award for her work on mechanisms of multi-drug resistance and fitness of tuberculosis mycobacteria. The prize was awarded last week in Münchenwiler. - As part of SystemsX.ch, the...more

Programme Now Available: Swiss TPH Spring Symposium 2014

Is ‘Value for Money’ the best Approach for Improving Weak Health Systems?more

Febrile illnesses in children most often due to viral infections

Most children ill with fever in Tanzania suffer from a viral infection, a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows. A research team led by Dr. Valérie D’Acremont from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health...more

Open Letter to the Swiss Federal Council by Swiss Academic Institutions

In light of the vote of the "Masseneinwanderungsinitiative", Swiss Academic Institutions have written an open letter to the Swiss Federal Council. They express their concern about the possible consequences for Swiss researchers...more

Worm infections in developing countries: veterinary drugs improve the health of school children

A new study published in the 'New England Journal of Medicine' reveals that the health of millions of children with worm infections could be improved thanks to a veterinary drug. The study represents a vital contribution in the...more