Research


Swiss TPH covers a wide range of research activities in the field of parasitology, infection biology, health systems and public health. The Department Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology has a strong scientific expertise in infection and parasite biology. Newly gained knowledge is used to develop new drugs and vaccines. The Department Epidemiology and Public Health analyses disease and health systems in relation to their molecular, social, ecological and cultural environment. The Medicine Department provides strong Clinical Research expertise.

Innovation - Validation - Application

Partnerships

16.09.2020

New Findings Recommend Patients with a Low HIV Viral Load Switch to Second-line Antiretroviral Therapy

HIV continues to be a major global health issue, having claimed almost 33 million lives. In a new study published today in PLOS Medicine, Swiss TPH researchers and partners... More...

15.09.2020

Only One Third of Children Receive Appropriate Malaria Care

Despite lots of progress made in the past decade, more than 270,000 children die from Malaria each year. Most of these deaths could be avoided through timely diagnosis and... More...

06.08.2020

Preventive Measures against Heat Contribute to Health Protection

On behalf of the Federal Office of Public Health, the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) analysed the health consequences of the hot summer of 2019 and compared... More...

Research Governance & Integrity

Leading House

Swiss TPH Publication Database