20.10.2021

TB-PRACTECAL: Clinical Trial Yields Promising Results for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment

TB-PRACTECAL, a clinical trial led by Médecins Sans Frontières with partners including Swiss TPH, has found that a new all-oral treatment regimen for rifampicin-resistant... More...

14.10.2021

From Farms to Families: A New Swiss Partnership Aims to Improve Urban Diets

In partnership, the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) with Sight and Life, ETH Zürich and the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture have launched the... More...

07.10.2021

First Malaria Vaccine Recommended for Children by the WHO

Yesterday, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended the widespread use of the malaria vaccine RTS,S/AS01, debuting a tool that could save the lives of tens of thousands of... More...

22.09.2021

New WHO Air Quality Guidelines Aim to Save Millions of Lives from Air Pollution

Today, the World Health Organization launched their new Global Air Quality Guidelines, which aims to protect the health of populations by reducing key air pollutants. Drawing on... More...

20.09.2021

Students Return to Swiss TPH

This week, universities across Switzerland resumed in-person, hybrid and online courses. After nearly 80 years of educating talent at Socinstrasse in Basel, students return to the... More...

17.09.2021

Key Handover for New Building of Swiss TPH

On 17 September 2021, the key handover for the new building of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) took place at the BaseLink area in Allschwil. Around 700... More...

07.09.2021

Jennifer Belus Receives Prestigious Ambizione Fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation

75% of people with mental health problems in low-income countries do not have access to effective treatment. Swiss TPH researcher Jennifer Belus aims to contribute to improving the... More...

25.08.2021

Stefanie Knopp Appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Basel

Stefanie Knopp of Swiss TPH has been appointed as an Assistant Professor at the University of Basel. Knopp, a Swiss National Science Foundation PRIMA grant fellow since 2019, leads... More...

20.08.2021

Mitglieder aus Politik und Verwaltung zu Gast im Neubau des Swiss TPH

Das Swiss TPH empfing am Mittwoch 80 Vertreterinnen und Vertreter aus Politik und Verwaltung in seinem Neubau «Belo Horizonte». Gelegenheit bot der Netzwerkanlass beider Basel, der... More...