04.06.2021

More than a Third of Heat Deaths Are Linked to Climate Change

Between 1991 and 2018, more than a third of all deaths in which heat played a role were attributable to human-induced global warming, according to a new study in the Nature Climate... More...

28.05.2021

Mathias Kronig New Administrative Director at Swiss TPH

Mathias Kronig has been elected as the new Administrative Director of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH). He succeeds Matthias Schmid-Huberty who led the... More...

25.05.2021

Prisons Accelerate Spread of Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis in Georgia

Of the 1.4 million victims of tuberculosis worldwide each year, only about 3% are due to a multidrug-resistant strain. In Georgia, this is not the case. In a new study published... More...

27.04.2021

ANTICOV: Largest Clinical Trial in Africa to Test New Drug Combination

The need for effective COVID-19 treatments remains particularly acute, especially in sub-Saharan Africa where access to vaccines is still extremely limited. The ANTICOV clinical... More...

27.04.2021

Jeunes3 Programme Comes to a Close

The JeuneS3 (Santé, Sécurité, Sexualité) programme, which focused on improving adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health in four Francophone African countries, has come... More...

26.04.2021

Seroprevalence Has Increased to 21% in the Basel Region

In the cantons of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft, antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 have been detected in approximately 21% of the adult population. Therefore, seroprevalence has... More...

23.04.2021

New Modelling Project Launched to Support National Malaria Control Programmes

Over the past two decades, substantial progress has been made in reducing the global burden of malaria through vector control interventions and improved access to diagnosis and... More...

22.04.2021

EUR 2.47 Million Grant Awarded to Swiss TPH for Helminth Research

Jennifer Keiser, Head of the Helminth Drug Development Unit at Swiss TPH, was awarded a European Research Council Advanced Grant for EUR 2.47 million over five years to conduct... More...

17.04.2021

Obituary: Dr. Reinhard Glück

We are deeply saddened to learn of the unexpected passing of Dr. Reinhard Glück. He passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, 19 April, 2021, shortly before reaching the age of 70. More...