Today is World Refugee Day

In Bangladesh, approximately 910,000 Rohingya refugees live in Cox's Bazar District after having fled violence faced in Myanmar, resulting in one of the most rapid exoduses in modern history.

In a project funded by UNICEF and coordinated by Swiss TPH, a study was conducted to provide the basis for targeted WASH interventions in the Rohingya refugee camp.

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Frisch aus der Presse! Unser Jahresbericht 2018 ist bereit

Wir freuen uns, Ihnen den Swiss TPH Jahresbericht 2018 präsentieren zu können. Lesen Sie mehr über unsere Arbeit zur Verbesserung der Gesundheit von Menschen auf der ganzen Welt durch Forschung, Lehre und Dienstleistungen. Viel Spass beim Lesen!


First Book Published on Buruli Ulcer

Buruli ulcer is a neglected tropical disease resulting in debilitating skin lesions, disabilities and stigmatisation. A new book has been published entitled: Buruli Ulcer: Mycobacterium Ulcerans Disease.This is the first open access book of its kind which has been made available online for everyone, worldwide by Swiss TPH and Medicor Foundation.

Download the book here

Young People's Right to Health: Mind the Gap? Close the Gap!

Swiss TPH and partners are hosting a panel discussion at the Women Deliver Conference happening now. The event aims to highlight best practices and challenges on how to reach the most vulnerable and marginalised young people through discussions with researchers, policy makers, young people and more.

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Human Resources for Health

On 8 May, medical professionals, vocational training specialists and others came together for the Swiss TPH Spring Symposium on "Human Resources for Health" to share their experiences and exchange ideas on the future of the health workforce. Click the link to view the presentations and get some impressions from the day.

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MBA in International Health Management

Do you want to become a part of a new generation of leaders in global health?

Swiss TPH’s part-time MBA in International Health Management trains future leaders and managers who want to work in multicultural and transdisciplinary settings.

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Welt Malaria Tag 2019


Anlässlich des Welt Malaria Tags blickt das Swiss TPH auf zwei Jahrzehnte erfolgreicher Forschungskooperationen für neue Malariamedikamente zurück.


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Internationale Zusammenarbeit und globale Gesundheit

Möchten Sie sich auf einen Berufsalltag im Ausland vorbereiten?

Der Kurs “Internationale Zusammenarbeit und globale Gesundheit (IZGG)“ ist eine ideale Vorbereitung dafür. Er vermittelt während 8 Wochen eine gute Basis und bereitet Sie optimal auf internationale Einsätze vor.

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Introducing Swiss TPH - Excellence in Global Health


Over 800 people from more than 70 nations work at Swiss TPH focusing on infectious and non-communicable diseases, environment, society and health as well as health systems and interventions. They all share the mission to improve population health globally.

03.07.2019 11:15 to 12:00

Ten years of clinical TB research partnership between Ifakara Health Institute and Swiss TPH

Lecturer: Klaus Reither
Location: Swiss TPH, Lhotse
Event category: Swiss TPH Seminars

08.07.2019 14:15 to 15:00

Establishing a Blood-stage CHMI in endemic settings for evaluation of malaria interventions

Lecturer: Dr Ally Olotu, Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania
Location: Swiss TPH, Alpamayo
Event category: Swiss TPH Seminars


Study Results Provide Basis for Targeted WASH Interventions in Rohingya Refugee Camp

Currently, around 910,000 Rohingya refugees live in Cox’s Bazar District in Bangladesh after having fled violence faced in Myanmar, resulting in one of the most rapid exoduses in... More...


Reducing the Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases in Moldova

In Moldova, over half of the population suffers from non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The Government of the Republic of Moldova and the Swiss Agency for Development and... More...