Swiss TPH Symposium

Climate Change and Health - Swiss TPH Winter Symposium

Risks, Adaptations, Resilience and Co-Benefits

Climate change will affect global health in many different ways. Where do we stand? What can we do? Experts from all over the world joined the pressing discussions around climate change and health from 5-6 December in Basel.

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World AIDS Day 2019 - Communities make the difference

Data published on 29 November 2019 by Swiss TPH researchers found that community-based HIV testing with same-day antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation is feasible, safe and results in good long-term health outcomes. It is the first study on long-term follow-up data on initiating ART in the community.

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MalariaX: Defeating Malaria from the Genes to the Globe

The self-paced course is now available for free, online and worldwide!

Created by IS Global Harvard University and Swiss TPH, this course explores cutting-edge science and technology, and examines policies needed to control and eliminate malaria. Enroll today!

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Travellers' Health

Learn how to consult patients for their next travel trip

The Travellers’ Health course prepares health professionals and travel industry staff to give relevant health information to travellers and to assess travel-related problems occurring during and after travel, with a special focus on tropical diseases.

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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.

16.12.2019 17:15 to 18:00

Investigating the molecular drivers for negative-cross resistance in Anopheles mosquitoes

Lecturer: Nadja Wipf
Location: Swiss TPH, Kilimanjaro
Event category: Advances in Infection Biology, Epidemiology and Global Public Health

03.02.2020 18:00 to 19:00

Everything You Want to Know About Vaccines but Were Afraid to Ask

Lecturer: Dr Barbara Pahud, Associate Director: Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit; Associate Professor of Pediatrics University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, USA
Location: Swiss TPH, Alpamayo
Event category: Swiss TPH Seminars

14.12.2019

Excessive Rates of Antibiotic Prescriptions for Children in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Between 2007 and 2017, children in eight low- and middle-income countries received, on average, 25 antibiotic prescriptions from birth through age five - up to five times higher... More...

10.12.2019

Swiss TPH Symposium on Climate Change and Health

Climate change not only has an impact on the environment, but also significant effects on global health. What exactly these effects are and how to mitigate them were the questions... More...

03.12.2019

“Climate Change is Becoming One of the Biggest Global Health Threats”

Climate change not only affects the environment, but also has significant consequences on global health. Prof. Guéladio Cissé of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute... More...

02.12.2019

Improving Tuberculosis Screening in Remote Areas

Every year, 1.5 million people die from tuberculosis (TB) worldwide. Diagnosis and treatment is particularly difficult in remote rural areas. Today, the Swiss Tropical and Public... More...