20.12.2019

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...

17.12.2019

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...

14.12.2019

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...

10.12.2019

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...

03.12.2019

“Climate Change is Becoming One of the Biggest Global Health Threats”

Climate change not only affects the environment, but also has significant consequences on global health. Prof. Guéladio Cissé of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute... More...

02.12.2019

Improving Tuberculosis Screening in Remote Areas

Every year, 1.5 million people die from tuberculosis (TB) worldwide. Diagnosis and treatment is particularly difficult in remote rural areas. Today, the Swiss Tropical and Public... More...

29.11.2019

Claudia Schmutz erhält Fakultätspreis der Uni Basel

Claudia Schmutz, Swiss TPH, erhält den diesjährigen Fakultätspreis der Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Basel. Damit zeichnet die Fakultät ihre... More...

28.11.2019

Public-private partnership launched to develop new drugs for parasitic worm infections

A new consortium of research institutes, universities, not-for-profit organizations, and pharmaceutical companies has teamed up to develop novel drugs for infections caused by... More...

24.10.2019

The Effects of the Scorching Summer of 2018 on Health

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) analysed the health consequences of the hot and dry summer of 2018 for the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN). The... More...