01.06

from: 11:15 to: 12:00

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Lecturer: Kristina Pelikan
Location: Swiss TPH, Room Kilimanjaro (Lecture Room 1)
Event category: Thursday Seminar

15.06

from: 11:15 to: 12:00

Is tuberculosis detected in a timely fashion in Switzerland? Findings from a study among pulmonary tuberculosis patients of Switzerland on various delays and their determinants

Lecturer: Christian Auer
Location: Swiss TPH, Room Kilimanjaro (Lecture Room 1)
Event category: Thursday Seminar

Welt-Malaria-Tag

Am 25. April ist Welt-Malaria-Tag. Das Swiss TPH ist seit seiner Gründung 1943 aktiv im Kampf gegen Malaria. In Anerkennung seiner bisherigen Zusammenarbeit mit der WHO wurde das Swiss TPH zum WHO-Kooperationszentrum für seine Expertise in Malaria ernannt.

WHO-Kooperationszentrum

Neues Swiss TPH Gebäude: Wettbewerb entschieden

Das Architekturbüro Kunz und Mösch aus Basel gewinnt den Wettbewerb für den Neubau des Schweizerischen Tropen- und Public Health-Instituts am neuen Standort im BaseLink-Areal in Allschwil. Das neue Gebäude kombiniert Labor-, Ausbildungs- und Arbeitswelten für die Forschungs-, Lehr- und Dienstleistungstätigkeiten in überzeugender Art und Weise.

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Why Swiss TPH?

Students, scientists and employers explain what Swiss TPH is really all about!

Working at Swiss TPH

Chronic Disease Clinic Ifakara: New Documentary film

For the last 10 years - thanks to early diagnosis and the deployment of antiretroviral therapy - African children infected with HIV have been able to deal with the illness not as a death sentence, but as a chronic disease and thus live a life with the same opportunities as any other child. Although behind these hopeful stories hide other dramas...

In this documentary film shot at the Chronic Disease Clinic in Ifakara (CDCI) some of them explain how their lifes are... They are the Positive Kids.

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Human odour-baited traps reduce malaria transmission

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 mosquito on the Kenyan island of Rusinga. As a result the number of malaria infections declined by 30% according to a «Lancet»-study published today.

Thomas Smith explains the new solar-driven door-baited trap on Tele Basel.

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WHO: Global malaria progress and challenges in 2016

Over the past 15 years, there has been a dramatic decline in the global burden of malaria. Since 2000, nearly 60 countries have reduced their malaria cases by 75% or more, and the rate of new cases has decreased by 37% globally. But our journey is far from over. In 2015 alone, more than 400 000 people died of malaria, and there were 214 million new cases of the disease.

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16.05.2017 - 13:56:20

Improving Health of Nomadic Populations in Chad

In Chad, over 78% of the total population lives in rural areas. Accessing health services is often difficult given long distances, a limited number of health centres, shortages of... More...

16.05.2017 - 13:51:50

Fredros Okumu Awarded Prestigious Research Prize

Fredros Okumu, Science Director of the Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) in Tanzania – a long-standing partner of Swiss TPH – is one of 41 scientists chosen by philanthropies as... More...

01.05.2017 - 10:35:43

Antimicrobial Resistance in Tanzania

Drug resistances are on the rise worldwide. Every year, around 700,000 people die due to antimicrobial drug resistance to bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. Without counter... More...