Taking Science to Impact

Winter Symposium 2020


Strong and resilient supply chains are at the core of health systems and achieving Universal Health Coverage. Join the Swiss TPH Winter Symposium on 1 December 2020 to discuss innovative strategies and applications around the world.

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One Health - New Edition

The concept of combined veterinary and human health, has now expanded beyond emerging infectious diseases and zoonoses to incorporate a wider suite of health issues. Retaining its interdisciplinary focus which combines theory with practice, this new edition illustrates the contribution of One Health collaborations to real-world issues such as sanitation, economics, food security and vaccination programmes.

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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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World Diabetes Day

As the number of people with diabetes continues to rise, the role of nurses and other health professionals becomes increasingly important in the prevention and management of diabetes. Swiss TPH supports the Healthy Life Project in Moldova to improve the quality of care and access to services and information on NCDs, empowering people to take responsibility of their own health.

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Seasonal Loans Reduce Hunger and Poverty

Small-scale farmers, in particular those in developing countries, often struggle during the months before a harvest as farmers cash and grain supply begin to run low.

A recent publication by Swiss TPH and partners found that seasonal loans are a feasible and welcomed solution to support farmers during the difficult "lean season" before a harvest.

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Eiseninfusion erweist sich zur Behandlung von Anämie im ländlichen Afrika als wirksam

Eisenmangelanämie stellt ein grosses Gesundheitsproblem dar in Ländern mit niedrigen Einkommen, insbesondere für Frauen. Im Rahmen einer neuen Studie haben Forschende festgestellt,... More...


Start der grössten klinischen Studie zur Behandlung von COVID-19-Patienten in 13 afrikanischen Ländern

Dreizehn afrikanische Länder und ein internationales Netzwerk von Forschungsinstitutionen, einschliesslich des Schweizerischen Tropen- und Public Health-Instituts (Swiss TPH),... More...


Pascale Vonaesch Receives SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowship

Pascale Vonaesch, Scientific Project Leader at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), was awarded a prestigious Eccellenza Professorial Fellowship grant of the... More...