11.09.2018

Open Source Health Insurance Initiative at DayOne Conference

Health insurance schemes are spreading in low- and middle-income countries. However, they often fail to achieve scale as they lack the organisational, human and technological... More...

29.08.2018

50 years of Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research

The Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research (PNGIMR), a long-standing partner of Swiss TPH, celebrates its 50th anniversary. Swiss TPH will take part in the anniversary... More...

29.08.2018

New Findings about Diagnostic Tools for Malaria Elimination

Together with international partners, Swiss TPH conducted a study to assess multiple diagnostic tests intended to support malaria elimination. Results published yesterday in The... More...

24.08.2018

Fostering Research Productivity in Côte d’Ivoire

Since 2000, the research productivity in Côte d’Ivoire has grown steadily above the regional and global rate, despite recurring economic pressures and socio-political unrest. The... More...

20.08.2018

Wissenschaftliche Argumente für eine Elternzeit

Mit 14 Wochen Mutterschaftsurlaub schneidet die Schweiz punkto Elternzeit bei den OECD-Ländern sehr schlecht ab. Die Eidgenössische Koordinationskommission für Familienfragen... More...

11.08.2018

New Mosquito Net reduces Malaria Cases

A new type of bed net with two active ingredients, a pyrethroid insecticide plus an insect growth hormone, could prevent millions of cases of malaria according to a new study... More...

10.08.2018

International Youth Day 2018 – Safe Spaces for Youth

The International Youth Day is celebrated each year on 12 August to recognise young women and men as essential partners and to address challenges that they face. Swiss TPH... More...

09.08.2018

Global Overview of Schistosomiasis Research and Control

An estimated 250 million people suffer from schistosomiasis worldwide. While considerable progress has been made to control schistosomiasis, challenges remain as there is no... More...

06.08.2018

Baby Freundliche Spitäler fördern die Gesundheit von Neugeborenen

In der Schweiz entsprechen aktuell 27 Spitäler den von der WHO und UNICEF festgelegten Qualitätskriterien der "Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative". Gemäss einem Bericht des Swiss... More...