28.04.2017 - 09:51

New Antimalarial Drug Shows Promise

Clinical drug candidate MMV390048 has the potential to cure malaria and protect from the disease in a single dose. It is effective against resistant strains of the malaria parasite... More...

25.04.2017 - 06:00

Swiss TPH Designated WHO Collaborating Centre for its Expertise in Malaria

On the 25th of April we commemorate World Malaria Day. Malaria remains a major public health issue in many low- and middle- income countries. Over 200 million new cases are... More...

20.04.2017 - 11:00

Swiss TPH joins the Swiss Alliance against Neglected Tropical Diseases

Swiss TPH is a founding member of the “Swiss Alliance against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)". The Alliance was officially established on 20th of April 2017 on the occasion of... More...

07.04.2017 - 12:20

Evidence for Better Health

Yesterday’s Spring Symposium on “Evidence Meets Decision-Makers” brought together 130 health experts, policy makers and researchers to discuss better use of evidence for health.... More...

05.04.2017 - 09:48

Toxic Sugar: Burnout for Parasites

The pathogens of the Sleeping Sickness – Trypanosomes – can enter the human blood through a bite of an infected tsetse fly. Trypanosomes feed on the blood sugar glucose and... More...

04.04.2017 - 11:07

Symposium Professorship in Neglected Tropical Diseases

On Friday, 7th of April, we welcome five candidates for the Professorship in Neglected Topical Diseases. We invite the interested public to attend the symposium. More...

23.03.2017 - 12:58

Universal Health Coverage Conference in the Philippines

Kaspar Wyss, Swiss TPH, spoke at a conference in Manila that aimed to share experiences of Switzerland and the Philippines around ‘Universal Health Coverage and Access to Quality... More...

22.03.2017 - 11:34

World TB Day

On 24 March, we commemorate World TB Day. Tuberculosis remains one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide with annually 1.8 million deaths. 250,000 of them are due to resistance... More...

08.03.2017 - 20:00

High Prevalence and Incidence of Hypertension among Africans Living with HIV

About 12% of people living with HIV in rural Tanzania have hypertension at the moment of HIV diagnosis. An additional 10% will develop hypertension during the first months of... More...