Taking Science to Impact

MBA IHM Info Online Session

Are you a working professional who seeks to acquire and deepen personal skills in international health together with management and administration?

Learn more about our MBA and Short Courses in International Health Management at the next info session on 28 October 2020. Join the session online!

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Improved Bed Nets for Malaria Control in Tanzania

Insecticide-treated bed nets are the most widely adopted preventive measure against malaria, and represent an effective form of prevention for at-risk populations. A project by Swiss TPH and partners evaluated the durability of different bed nets and found that those with more robust fabrics have a longer life-span, and could save nearly 20% of costs associated with purchasing bed nets each year.

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Luftverschmutzung und Gesundheit

Nach Schätzungen der WHO sind fast 20% aller Todesfälle in Europa auf schädliche Umweltbedingungen zurückzuführen. Die Luftverschmutzung ist dabei der wichtigste Umweltrisikofaktor. Das Swiss TPH hat die Gesundheitsfolgen der wichtigsten Schadstoffe in der Luft in einer interaktiven Grafik aufbereitet.

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One Health Online Course Begins on 28 September

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, this course could not be more timely. If you’ve ever wondered whether physicians and veterinarians could work together more closely, join this open online course produced by the University of Basel and Swiss TPH and hosted by FutureLearn. New content covers Corona viruses in animals and humans, linking global health security with emerging infectious disease threats.

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MalariaX: Defeating Malaria from the Genes to the Globe

How can we eradicate malaria? Explore cutting-edge science and technology, and examine policies needed, to control and eliminate malaria. As part of our efforts to continue to advance malaria knowledge, the free, open-access online MalariaX course has been extended to 30 April 2021.

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Mehr Finanzierung für Swiss TPH von den Basler Kantonen

Die Regierungen von den Kantonen Basel-Landschaft und Basel-Stadt haben ihren jährlichen Kernbeitrag an das Schweizerische Tropen- und Public Health-Institut (Swiss TPH) von... More...


Nachruf: Prof. Dr. Niklaus A. Weiss und Camilla Weiss

Sehr traurig nehmen wir Abschied von unserem ehemaligen, langjährigen Vizedirektor, Forscher, geschätzten Lehrer und Mentor Niklaus A. Weiss. Mit ihm und seiner ihm tief... More...


HIV Self-Tests: Key Contributor to Ending HIV Epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa

HIV continues to be a major global health issue, with 1.7 million new infections in 2019 alone. In Africa, a part of the world that shoulders most of the HIV burden, home-based HIV... More...