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Swiss TPH News

23.11.2015 - 18:00

Independent Panel of Global Experts Calls for Critical Reforms to Prevent Future Pandemics

Panel convened by Harvard Global Health Institute and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine issues hard-hitting analysis of the global More...

05.11.2015 - 16:29

Considerable Public Health Impact for RTS,S Malaria Vaccine models predict

The RTS,S malaria vaccine is predicted to have a significant public health impact and high level of cost-effectiveness...

02.11.2015 - 10:53

Public Health Specialist Regula Rapp gets Lifetime Achievement Award

The Swiss Aerosol Society confers two awards this year. It honours the environmental epidemiologist Regula Rapp for her lifetime commitment for More...

26.10.2015 - 11:56

Pilot implementation of first malaria vaccine recommended by WHO advisory group

The World Health Organization’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) recommended pilot projects to understand how to best use a More...

22.10.2015 - 17:40

Tuberculosis bacteria outsmart the immune system

Tuberculosis bacteria employ an unusual strategy. They present themselves to the immune system in a constant shape. Their antigenic variation is low  More...

05.10.2015 - 17:41

2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine for the discovery of novel therapies against malaria and helminth infections

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinksa Institutet has today decided to award the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with one half jointly to More...

18.09.2015 - 14:12

Malaria in Africa Cut in Half since the Year 2000

A study published today in the journal Nature has presented the most detailed evidence yet that the battle against malaria in Africa is being won.

10.09.2015 - 15:39

Chinese National Institute for Parasitic Diseases honours Swiss TPH

Recognition of Swiss TPH as a long-standing partner.

10.09.2015 - 11:19

ECTMIH 2015: 2000 Global Health Experts gathered in Basel

European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health in Basel currently takes place at the Congress Center Basel. More...