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Swiss TPH News

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...

23.06.2016 - 13:26

Martin Röösli Appointed as Associate Professor at the University of Basel and Swiss TPH

The University Council appointed on June 22 2016 Martin Röösli as associate professor for environmental epidemiology at the University of Basel and More...

23.06.2016 - 11:34

Available now: New Swiss TPH Annual Report 2015

The newly conceived annual report is now published and available in German and English. On 64 pages it gives an insight into the activities and More...

08.06.2016 - 12:59

Alireza Mesdaghinia wins WHO Dr. Lee Jong-wook Memorial Prize for Public Health 2016

Prof. Alireza Mesdaghinia, director of the Institute for Environmental Research (IER) at the Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) and close More...

24.05.2016 - 08:07

Christine Mensch wins a University of Basel “Teaching Excellence Award 2016“

Christine Mensch, study coordinator at Swiss TPH, has been awarded one of five “Teaching Excellence Awards” from the University of Basel. The prize More...

20.05.2016 - 15:19

Health for All Project - Improving Population Health in Albania

In early May 2016, Jürg Utzinger and Kaspar Wyss visited Albania to review progress and challenges of the Health for All Project (HAP), to explore More...