Taking Science to Impact

Extensive Exposure to Superbacteria

A new international study has revealed that ex­pos­ure to su­per­bac­teria among vis­it­ors to the trop­ics is more ex­tens­ive than pre­viously thought, thus causing antibiotic resistance to increase at alarming rates. The investigation was led by the Helsinki University and Swiss TPH.

Read more about the findings



To mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11th Feb), we are highlighting some of the amazing women at Swiss TPH on social media who are playing a key role in advancing science and health.

In this video they share their visions for the future generation of #WomenInScience.


Improving Access to Schistosomiasis Treatment for Young Children

The Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium receives funding for the implementation of the ADOPT programme, which paves the way for the introduction of a child-friendly formulation to... More...


Young Researchers in Environmental Epidemiology Share Latest Findings

Swiss TPH and the European Chapter of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) hosted a virtual symposium for young scientists in the field of environmental... More...


Vom Abstrich bis zur Laborauswertung: Wie läuft ein COVID-19 Test ab?

Dank der besseren Verfügbarkeit von Testmaterial und der Einführung neuer Testrategien, konnten die COVID-19 Tests in den letzten Monaten rasch ausgeweitet werden. Das... More...

01.03.2021 14:00 to 16:30

Partnership in the fight against NTDs in the next decade: what kind of innovation?

Lecturer: Mwele Malecela (WHO), Lutz Hegemann (Novartis), Alexander Schulze (SDC), Peter Steinmann (Swiss TPH)
Location: Virtual
Event category: External Event

01.03.2021 17:15 to 18:00

[ONLINE] Economic evaluation of gambiense human African trypanosomiasis elimination campaigns in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Lecturer: Marina Antillon
Location: Zoom
Event category: Advances in Infection Biology, Epidemiology and Global Public Health