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.

New Findings on S. mansoni Life Cycle

For over 50 years, Swiss TPH has researched Schistosomiasis, a neglected tropical disease caused by parasitic flatworms which affects 250 million people globally. A new study details the complex S. mansoni life cycle, contributing to antischistosomal drug discovery.

Photo: Yvette Endriss/Swiss TPH

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One Health in Chad

The Support Project for the Health Districts in Chad (PADS - Programme d'Appui aux Districts Sanitaires au Tchad) aims to strengthen the healthcare system. In order to reach people in remote areas such as nomadic populations, PADS applies a 'One Health' approach taking into account both human and animal health.

PADS is a project of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

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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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A Milestone in the Fight Against Sleeping Sickness

Fexinidazole is the first all-oral drug against sleeping sickness. Swiss TPH contributed significantly to the development of fexinidazole together with DNDi, Sanofi and many others. Since its foundation 75 years ago, Swiss TPH has been researching sleeping sickness. It was the first to succeed in breeding tsetse flies under laboratory conditions.

Photo: Swiss TPH 1946

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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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25.02.2019 17:15 to 18:00

Epidemiology and Whole Genome Sequencing of Clinical Mycobacterium bovis from Ghana

Lecturer: Isaac Otchere Darko, Univeristy of Ghana
Location: Swiss TPH, Kilimanjaro
Event category: Advances in Infection Biology, Epidemiology and Global Public Health

04.03.2019 17:15 to 18:00

Antenatal influenza vaccination: Engaging clinicians for increasing coverage in urban Pune, India

Lecturer: Joseph Gnanouday Giduthuri
Location: Swiss TPH, Kilimanjaro
Event category: Advances in Infection Biology, Epidemiology and Global Public Health

14.02.2019

Swiss-Tanzanian Cooperation: Achieving Universal Health Coverage

In Tanzania, two thirds of the population lacks basic health insurance. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) together with Swiss TPH and other partners now... More...

13.02.2019

Besuch des Regierungsrats Basel-Landschaft am Swiss TPH

Am 12. Februar 2019 besuchte der Gesamtregierungsrat Basel-Landschaft das Schweizerische Tropen- und Public Health-Institut (Swiss TPH) und gewann so einen Einblick in die... More...

07.02.2019

Pfizer-Preis geht an zwei Swiss TPH Forscher

Kristina Keitel-Hasler und Niklaus Labhardt, beide Forscher in der Clinical Research Unit am Swiss TPH, erhalten den Pfizer Forschungspreis 2019. Der Forschungspreis der Stiftung... More...

31.01.2019

Wissenschaftlich belegt: Luftverschmutzung schadet der Gesundheit

In Deutschland ist die Diskussion rund um Grenzwerte für Luftschadstoffe wie Stickoxid, Feinstaub und Ozon neu entflammt. Die Internationalen Gesellschaft für Umweltepidemiologie... More...