31.03

from: 11:15 to: 12:00

Diagnosis of tuberculosis (Workshop)

Lecturer: Klaus Reither
Location: Swiss TPH, Alpamayo (Seminar Room 1)
Event category: Seminar (46489-01)

03.04

from: 17:15

“Targeting the hypnozoites: Towards an in vitro system for antimalarial drug discovery“

Lecturer: Mélanie Pellison (Supervision: Matthias Rottmann)
Location: Hörsaal 1, Socinstrasse 57, Basel
Event category: Seminar (46491-01)

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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23.03.2017 - 12:58:37

Universal Health Coverage Conference in the Philippines

Kaspar Wyss, Swiss TPH, spoke at a conference in Manila that aimed to share experiences of Switzerland and the Philippines around ‘Universal Health Coverage and Access to Quality... More...

22.03.2017 - 11:34:23

World TB Day

On 24 March, we commemorate World TB Day. Tuberculosis remains one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide with annually 1.8 million deaths. 250,000 of them are due to resistance... More...

08.03.2017 - 20:00:00

High Prevalence and Incidence of Hypertension among Africans Living with HIV

About 12% of people living with HIV in rural Tanzania have hypertension at the moment of HIV diagnosis. An additional 10% will develop hypertension during the first months of... More...