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07.10.2013 - 14:23

Tolerance of gender-based violence hampers HIV/Aids-prevention in Zambia

The social barriers to test for HIV/Aids are still considerably high. A new study by Swiss TPH’s society, gender and health unit shows that the More...

24.09.2013 - 10:18

HPSS Project Winner of the SDC-Gender Day Competition

The SDC-funded ‘Health Promotion and System Strengthening Project’ in the Dodoma region in Tansania has won the SDC-gender day competition.More...

01.09.2013 - 19:00

Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Our African follower for over 70’000 years!

One of the deadliest infectious diseases of humankind emerged in Africa 70’000 years ago, a new genetic analysis of 259 Tuberculosis bacterial More...

23.08.2013 - 13:42

Stimulating and successful 'Environment and Health Conference' in Basel

For five days (Mon 8/19 to Fri 8/23) the city of Basel has been the capital of environmental epidemiology and exposure science. More than 1700 More...

11.07.2013 - 11:57

Strongyloides stercoralis, a most neglected tropical threadworm, highly prevalent in resource-poor countries

Prevalence of S. stercoralis infection based on health services studies. (Schär et. al 2013) The threadworm, also called More...

27.06.2013 - 16:09

First Ukrainian Medical Simulation Centre Opened in Crimea

On May 30, 2013, the first simulation training centre was officially opened in the Crimea Perinatal Centre, Ukraine, in the presence of high level More...

25.04.2013 - 08:30

World Malaria Day 2013: Invest in the future - Defeat malaria

The highly effective NETCELL programme in Tanzania has been extended for another five years. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) More...