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.



MBA IHM Info Evening

Are you a working professional that seeks to acquire and deepen personal skills in international health together with management and administration?

Learn more about our MBA and Short Courses in International Health Management at the next info session on 9 December 2019. Not in Basel? No problem - join the session online!

To register, contact with the subject "MBA Info".

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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.

09.12.2019 17:15 to 18:00

Genetic characterization of human and animal schistosomes in Côte d’Ivoire

Lecturer: Jennifer Giovanoli Evack
Location: Swiss TPH, Kilimanjaro
Event category: Advances in Infection Biology, Epidemiology and Global Public Health

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


“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...


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...


Claudia Schmutz erhält Fakultätspreis der Uni Basel

Claudia Schmutz, Swiss TPH, erhält den diesjährigen Fakultätspreis der Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Basel. Damit zeichnet die Fakultät ihre... More...


Public-private partnership launched to develop new drugs for parasitic worm infections

A new consortium of research institutes, universities, not-for-profit organizations, and pharmaceutical companies has teamed up to develop novel drugs for infections caused by... More...