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Swiss TPH News

13.05.2015 - 14:52

Lancet Series: Better Empirical Data on Births and Deaths

A new Lancet Series, which reviews progress since the seminal 2007 series 'Who counts', describes the growing momentum for civil registration and More...

12.05.2015 - 11:43

Global health leaders call for global biomedical R&D fund and mechanism

In advance of this month's World Health Assembly and the G7 summit in June, world leaders should consider the establishment of a global biomedical More...

24.04.2015 - 08:34

Malaria vaccine RTS,S: Phase 3 trial suggests that the RTS,S/AS01 vaccine could prevent substantial cases of clinical malaria.

Final results from a large-scale Phase III trial of the RTS,S malaria vaccine candidate, including the impact of a booster dose, published today in More...

22.04.2015 - 15:38

Expert group on electromagnetic fields and non-ionising radiation

The Swiss Federal Office for the Environment has nominated a Swiss TPH-led consultative group of Swiss experts from various disciplines with More...

30.03.2015 - 15:11

Dialogue Event in Hanoi: Non – communicable, infectious, and environmental disease interfaces

The dialogue event “Non – communicable, infectious and environmental disease interfaces: Challenges and opportunities for research and intervention More...

24.03.2015 - 11:00

Empfehlungen zum Stillen werden in der Schweiz vermehrt befolgt

Die Ergebnisse der neusten Studie zur Säuglingsernährung und Gesundheit im ersten Lebensjahr (SWIFS) zeigen, dass sich die Mütter in der Schweiz More...

17.03.2015 - 17:31

Results of Phase 2b PaMZ Trial: Potential to improve TB Treatment

A new tuberculosis (TB) drug regimen designed to improve options for TB therapy eliminated more bacteria from sputum than standard therapy and did so More...

11.03.2015 - 13:45

Governments BS and BL announce: Swiss TPH moves to Allschwil

The governments of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Land intend to support Swiss TPH with a joint funding of 7.2 mio CHF annually, starting in 2017.

04.03.2015 - 00:00

Highly sensitive detection of malaria parasites

New assays can detect malaria parasites in human blood at very low levels and might be helpful in the campaign to eradicate malaria, reports a study More...

25.02.2015 - 17:28

Tuberculosis clinical trial finds high-dose rifampicin may help shorten treatment

At the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), PanACEA, the Pan-African Consortium for the Evaluation of More...