World Diabetes Day 2019

Current projections show 700 million adults will be living with diabetes by 2045. The first step to preventing type 2 diabetes in particular is knowing your risk.

Swiss TPH supports the Healthy Life Project in Moldova to improve access to services and information on NCDs, empowering people to take responsibility of their own health.

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Health Care & Management

Do you want to launch a career in international public health?

The Health Care and Management (HCM) programme provides participants with the core competencies for understanding and reacting to health challenges at a world-leading institute in global health. The next information session will take place on 18 November 2019 at 18:00.

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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? Join us in Basel to discuss with experts from all over the world.


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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.

International Collaboration and Global Health

Would you like to prepare for a professional life abroad?

Then the course "International Cooperation and Global Health (IZGG)" is an ideal preparation. Over 8 weeks, it provides a good basis and prepares you optimally for international assignments. Course language is German.

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15.11.2019 12:00 to 13:00

CARAMAL - multi country community based treatment study for severe malaria

Lecturer: Akena Associates (Nigeria), Makerere University (Uganda)
Location: Swiss TPH, Matterhorn
Event category: Swiss TPH Seminars

18.11.2019 17:15 to 18:00

Prevalence and genotypes of Human Pegivirus infection in East and West African volunteers vaccinated with whole sporozoites based malaria vaccines

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


The Effects of the Scorching Summer of 2018 on Health

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) analysed the health consequences of the hot and dry summer of 2018 for the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN). The... More...


Emergency Ward in Tanzania Wins Else Kröner Fresenius Award

Martin Rohacek from Swiss TPH and the Ifakara Health Institute receives this year's Else Kröner Fresenius Award for his commitment to the establishment of an emergency ward for the... More...


Foundation stone laid for new Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

Today, Thursday 26 September 2019, the foundation stone was laid (“Grundsteinlegung”) for the new building of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) at the... More...


High-Tech Sensors and Blockchain: New Avenues Towards Elimination of Rabies

Rabies continues to kill approximately 60,000 people every year, mainly in Africa and Asia. In order to reach the goal to eliminate dog-mediated human rabies worldwide by 2030,... More...