26.07.2022

Digital Tool Improves Quality of Care for Children

Digital tools are critical to improve the care for sick children, particularly in resource-constrained settings. In a new study, Swiss TPH and partners were able to show the... More...

29.06.2022

Nicole Probst-Hensch Wins Science Award of the City of Basel

Nicole Probst-Hensch, Head of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at Swiss TPH, has been awarded this year's Science Award by the City of Basel. She received this... More...

14.06.2022

When Distancing Rules are Futile

Researchers from ETH Zurich and the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) have created a risk map showing which regions in Africa may see a faster spread of... More...

18.05.2022

Swiss TPH Awarded Four New Research Grants in Paediatric Health

Swiss TPH has been awarded four out of six new research grants from the Principal Investigator Initiative of the Botnar Research Centre for Child Health (BRCCH). The initiative... More...

02.05.2022

Legionellosis Cases Continue to Increase in Switzerland

The number of legionellosis cases in Switzerland has increased five-fold over the past 20 years. A study by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) published... More...

01.04.2022

New Swiss TPH Headquarters Opened in Allschwil

On Friday, 1 April 2022, the new headquarters of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) officially opened in the BaseLink site, an emerging life science cluster... More...

16.03.2022

Increasing Awareness of Noma – A Severe but Treatable Disease

There is very limited data on the incidence and prevalence of noma, which hinders better management and treatment of this devastating disease that mainly affects young and... More...

25.02.2022

Gut Microbiota Influences Treatment against Parasitic Worms

Almost a quarter of the world's population is at risk of helminth infections and available treatment options are limited. Therefore, a better understanding of why anti-parasitic... More...

16.02.2022

Farewell to Dr. Mwele Ntuli Malecela, Director of the Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases at WHO

It is with great sadness that we learned about the passing of Dr. Mwele Ntuli Malecela, Director of Neglected Tropical Diseases at the World Health Organization (WHO). We have lost... More...