from: 11:15 to: 12:00

Is pharmacovigilance a neglected topic in low resource settings?

Lecturer: Andrea Kümmerle
Location: Swiss TPH, Matterhorn (Seminar Room 3)
Event category: EPH Thursday Seminar


from: 11:15 to: 12:00

Nutritional situation of women and children in Tajikistan: results from the national survey 2016

Lecturer: Kaspar Wyss
Location: Swiss TPH, Room Kilimanjaro (Lecture Room 1)
Event category: EPH Thursday Seminar

Annual Report 2016 is Now Available

The annual report 2016 features Swiss TPH activities, transitions and insights of the last year.

Print copies can be ordered at the Swiss TPH library.


New Swiss TPH Building Allschwil: Architectural Tender has been decided

The Kunz und Mösch GmbH architect office in Basel has been awarded the contract for the new Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) building at its new location at the BaseLink site in Allschwil. The design for the new building expertly combines laboratory, training and working areas for research, teaching and service activities.


World Malaria Day

On 25 April, we commemorate World Malaria Day. Swiss TPH has been active in fighting malaria since its foundation in 1943. Recognizing a history of collaboration with WHO, Swiss TPH has been designated WHO Collaborating Centre for its expertise in malaria.

WHO Collaborating Centre

Why Swiss TPH?


Students, scientists and employers explain what Swiss TPH is really all about!




Working at Swiss TPH

Chronic Disease Clinic Ifakara: New Documentary film

For the last 10 years - thanks to early diagnosis and the deployment of antiretroviral therapy - African children infected with HIV have been able to deal with the illness not as a death sentence, but as a chronic disease and thus live a life with the same opportunities as any other child. Although behind these hopeful stories hide other dramas...

In this documentary film shot at the Chronic Disease Clinic in Ifakara (CDCI) some of them explain how their lifes are... They are the Positive Kids.

More on CDCI

Human odour-baited traps reduce malaria transmission

The use of a newly-developed mosquito trap incorporating human odour has resulted in a 70% decline in the population of the most significant malaria mosquito on the Kenyan island of Rusinga. As a result the number of malaria infections declined by 30% according to a «Lancet»-study published today.

Thomas Smith explains the new solar-driven door-baited trap on Tele Basel.

More on the new Odour-baited trap

WHO: Global malaria progress and challenges in 2016

Over the past 15 years, there has been a dramatic decline in the global burden of malaria. Since 2000, nearly 60 countries have reduced their malaria cases by 75% or more, and the rate of new cases has decreased by 37% globally. But our journey is far from over. In 2015 alone, more than 400 000 people died of malaria, and there were 214 million new cases of the disease.

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11.07.2017 - 09:05:46

Ending Leprosy Transmission

Despite substantial reduction in prevalence over the past decades, leprosy remains endemic in over 120 countries. Approximately 200,000 new cases of leprosy still occur every year... More...

23.06.2017 - 09:15:00

Four out of Five People in Switzerland Use Contraception

Which contraceptives are used in Switzerland and by whom? The first Swiss report on contraception describes contraceptive trends, frequency and methods in Switzerland from 1992 to... More...

20.06.2017 - 15:00:00

Transportation Noise Increases Risk for Cardiovascular Diseases and Diabetes

Transportation noise increases risk for cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. This is shown by the first results of the SiRENE study under the lead of Swiss TPH, which was... More...