The Injection of Hope - Breakthrough in Malaria Research

The world's first malaria vaccination campaign is underway in Africa. In Ghana, Malawi and Kenya, around two million young children will be vaccinated with RTS’S by 2022. Swiss TV SRF has accompanied the development of the vaccine for 13 years.

Consultancy and Project Implementation at Swiss TPH

Swiss TPH provides policy, strategic and operational advice as well as project design and management in the area of public and global health. Made up of multi-disciplinary teams in Switzerland and in over 40 countries, Swiss TPH builds on its strong synergies across research, education and services to improve the health and well-being of communities worldwide.

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Too Many Antibiotics for Children in LMIC

Children in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) receive an average of 25 antibiotic prescriptions during their first five years of life, an excessive amount that could harm the children's ability to fight pathogens as well as increase antibiotic resistance worldwide.

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Swiss TPH Symposium

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? Experts from all over the world joined the pressing discussions around climate change and health from 5-6 December in Basel.

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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.

30.01.2020 14:15 to 15:00

[CANCELLED] Human health, air pollution and climate change indicators in South Africa

Lecturer: Professor Janine Wichmann, School of Health Systems and Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria in South Africa
Location: Swiss TPH, Lhotse
Event category: Swiss TPH Seminars

03.02.2020 18:00 to 19:00

Everything You Want to Know About Vaccines but Were Afraid to Ask

Lecturer: Dr Barbara Pahud, Associate Director: Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit; Associate Professor of Pediatrics University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, USA
Location: Swiss TPH, Alpamayo
Event category: Swiss TPH Seminars


Nicolas Brancucci Appointed Professor at the University of Basel

Nicolas Brancucci, Swiss TPH, has been appointed new Assistant Professor (with tenure track) for basic research in the biology of infectious diseases of poverty at the University... More...


Swiss Support to Healthcare Provision in Romania

From 2012-2019, Swiss TPH collaborated with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) to assist in the Romanian integration process into the EU in the area of health... More...


Excessive Rates of Antibiotic Prescriptions for Children in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Between 2007 and 2017, children in eight low- and middle-income countries received, on average, 25 antibiotic prescriptions from birth through age five - up to five times higher... More...


Swiss TPH Symposium on Climate Change and Health

Climate change not only has an impact on the environment, but also significant effects on global health. What exactly these effects are and how to mitigate them were the questions... More...