Taking Science to Impact

Neglected Tropical Diseases

We supported the NTDs campaign that launched on 28 September within the Guardian newspaper and online. Neglected Tropical Diseases looked at what is needed to make sure we achieve the WHO’s 2030 road map, the role of innovation and what novel tools are available as well as the major economic impact of investing in NTDs and featured insightful content from the WHO, CDC, Uniting to Combat NTDs, The World Bank, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, IFPMA and Swiss TPH.

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World Rabies Day 2021

Each year, an estimated 21,476 people die from rabies in Africa. In our latest Impact Stories blog post we take a look at Garmie Voupawoe, PhD Student at Swiss TPH, and his team's life-saving work in rabies control in Liberia.

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Corona Day

Since it was first identified in December 2019, the SARS-CoV-2 virus has caused over 2 billion cases of the disease, COVID-19, and over 4.5 million deaths.What have we learned so far? What questions remain unanswered? On 30 September, ECTMIH 2021 has dedicated an entire Congress Day to address these questions and more. In addition, experts from Swiss TPH will host a special lunch Symposium addressing "What did you want to know about COVID-19?".

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On to New Horizons

With the key handover for the new Swiss TPH building on 17 September, we have reached another milestone. We cannot wait to move into our new building Belo Horizonte, which combines state-of-the-art laboratories, education and work spaces for 700 employees from 80 nations.

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New WHO Air Quality Guidelines Aim to Save Millions of Lives from Air Pollution

Today, the World Health Organization launched their new Global Air Quality Guidelines, which aims to protect the health of populations by reducing key air pollutants. Drawing on... More...


Students Return to Swiss TPH

This week, universities across Switzerland resumed in-person, hybrid and online courses. After nearly 80 years of educating talent at Socinstrasse in Basel, students return to the... More...


Key Handover for New Building of Swiss TPH

On 17 September 2021, the key handover for the new building of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) took place at the BaseLink area in Allschwil. Around 700... More...




12th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH)

Location: Virtual from Bergen, Norway
Event category: External Event

29.09.2021 19:00

Globale Gesundheit in einer ver-rückten Welt

Lecturer: Jürg Utzinger
Location: Europainstitut der Universität Basel + Zoom
Event category: External Event