06.02.2023

Mental Health Distress Increased for Zambian Mothers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A study by Swiss TPH and partners found that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in mental health concerns among mothers in Zambia. The study highlights the need for… More...

30.01.2023

Gillian Levine and Julia Bielicki receive Pfizer Research Award

Excessive and unjustified use of antibiotics poses health risks and promotes antibiotic resistance. For children in low- and middle-income countries, there is a great need for… More...

20.01.2023

Experts Call for Enhanced Cooperation Between Human, Animal and Environmental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed weaknesses in the world’s global health security networks. A global ‘One Health’ approach is crucial for preventing, monitoring and responding to… More...

22.12.2022

R. Geigy Award 2022 Goes to Three Researchers for Work on Malaria and Tuberculosis Control in Africa

Researchers Lorenz Hofer and Mgeni Tambwe are trying to stop malaria transmission in Tanzania. Astrid Knoblauch is distributing drugs to combat tuberculosis with the help of drones… More...

20.12.2022

Promising Antimalarial Drug Proves Ineffective at Saving Children’s Lives

A large-scale study by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) and partners has found that rectal artesunate (RAS) has no beneficial effect on the survival of… More...

20.12.2022

Julia Bohlius Is Awarded the Dora Seif Prize

Julia Bohlius, Head of Department “Education and Training” at Swiss TPH has been awarded the Dora Seif Cancer Research Prize. She receives this prize for her outstanding… More...

15.12.2022

Jürg Utzinger Elected New President of the R. Geigy Foundation

The R. Geigy Foundation Board elected Jürg Utzinger, Director of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), as the new President of the R. Geigy Foundation as of 1… More...

13.12.2022

Eva Herzog Elected as New President of the Swiss TPH Board of Governors

The governments of the two Basel cantons have elected Eva Herzog, member of the Council of States of Canton Basel-Stadt, as the new President of the Board of Governors of the Swiss… More...

12.12.2022

Extreme Temperatures Lead to More Cardiovascular Deaths

According to a large-scale analysis of more than 32 million cardiovascular deaths over four decades, more deaths occur on very hot and very cold days. Swiss TPH contributed to this… More...