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Swiss TPH News

30.10.2014 - 08:20

Largest Ever Dataset of Individual Deaths in Africa & SE Asia Reveals Changing Health

More than 110,000 individual deaths and their causes across 13 countries, including Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Bangladesh and Vietnam, are contained More...

28.10.2014 - 10:59

Impact of Niger Safety Nets Project - Evaluation Awarded to SCIH

The World Bank and the Government of Niger have selected the Swiss Center for International Health (SCIH) of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health More...

23.10.2014 - 16:38

Launch of Prime Vendor System to Improve Availability of Supplementary Medicines in Dodoma, Tanzania

The Prime Vendor (PV) system, a unique public-private partnership (PPP) to supplement the medicines and supplies of the Medicines Store Department More...

15.10.2014 - 20:14

Professor Jürg Utzinger elected new director from 1 July 2015

The Board of Governors of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) has elected Prof. Jürg Utzinger as the new director with effect More...

06.09.2014 - 18:43

New study reveals strong link between higher levels of pollution and lung health of European citizen

New data has identified a clear link between higher levels of exposure to air pollution and deteriorating lung health in adult European citizens. More...

01.09.2014 - 08:40

New Tuberculosis Blood Test in Children is Reliable and Highly Specific

A new blood test provides a fast and accurate tool to diagnose tuberculosis in children, a new proof-of-concept study shows. The newly developed test More...

28.08.2014 - 12:01

Environment and Health Experts Commit to Actions on Climate Change

More than 500 delegates to the EcoHealth 2014 conference have issued a call to action to urgently and collaboratively address the impacts of climate More...

20.08.2014 - 19:00

Seals Introduced Tuberculosis to the New World

Seals carried tuberculosis from Africa to the Peruvian coast a new study in the journal 'nature' shows. Scientists including Mireia Coscollá Devís More...

13.08.2014 - 18:04

New insight into the survival and transmission strategy of malaria parasites

Malaria parasites exploit the function of the well-known epigenetic regulator HP1 to promote their survival and transmission between human hosts, a More...

30.07.2014 - 13:41

Swiss TPH appointed as «WHO Collaborating Centre for Epidemiology and Control of Helminth Infections»

Parasitic worms (helminths) deserve our attention. Indeed, more than half of the world’s population is at risk of having one, and many people suffer More...