16.05.2017 - 13:56

Improving Health of Nomadic Populations in Chad

In Chad, over 78% of the total population lives in rural areas. Accessing health services is often difficult given long distances, a limited number of health centres, shortages of... More...

16.05.2017 - 13:51

Fredros Okumu Awarded Prestigious Research Prize

Fredros Okumu, Science Director of the Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) in Tanzania – a long-standing partner of Swiss TPH – is one of 41 scientists chosen by philanthropies as... More...

01.05.2017 - 10:35

Antimicrobial Resistance in Tanzania

Drug resistances are on the rise worldwide. Every year, around 700,000 people die due to antimicrobial drug resistance to bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. Without counter... More...

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...