30.11.2022

Reducing the Burden of Schistosomiasis for Young Children in Africa

Millions of preschool- aged children affected by schistosomiasis are not receiving treatment due to the lack of a suitable medicine. To address this unmet need, the Pediatric… More...

24.11.2022

Two SNSF Starting Grants for Researchers at Swiss TPH

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) has awarded two Starting Grants to researchers Emma Hodcroft for virology and Samuel Fuhrimann for sustainable agriculture at Swiss… More...

15.11.2022

Improving Diagnosis for Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the world’s biggest infectious disease killers. It is a complicated disease to diagnose and treat, even more so when it affects organs outside of… More...

14.11.2022

New Project to Improve the Care of Patients with Non-Communicable Diseases in Kosovo

Diabetes affects about half a billion people worldwide, most of them in low- and middle-income countries. Every year, 1.5 million deaths are directly attributed to diabetes, and… More...

10.11.2022

Peter Hotez Visits Swiss TPH

Peter Hotez, an internationally recognised scientist in neglected tropical diseases and vaccine development, visited Swiss TPH this week. Hotez met with faculty and staff and held… More...

28.10.2022

Current Recommended Treatment against Whipworm Shows Better Results than New Drug Combination

Swiss TPH researchers tested two different drug combinations against the parasitic worm Trichuris trichiura on Pemba Island, Tanzania. Findings show that a new treatment… More...

05.10.2022

Swiss TPH Designated as WHO Collaborating Centre for Verbal Autopsy

The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated Swiss TPH as the WHO Collaborating Centre for Verbal Autopsy. The primary objective of verbal autopsy is to describe the pattern… More...

28.09.2022

Catalysing One Health with Swiss Diplomacy

Co-authored by over 30 international experts, a new policy brief has been published which recommends leveraging Switzerland’s scientific and diplomatic role in One Health. The… More...

19.09.2022

Autumn Semester Starts for Students at Swiss TPH

Today marks the start of the new autumn semester at Swiss TPH. Swiss TPH warmly welcomes the new students to our Bachelor, Master and PhD programmes as well as to our postgraduate… More...