11.08.2018

New Mosquito Net reduces Malaria Cases

A new type of bed net with two active ingredients, a pyrethroid insecticide plus an insect growth hormone, could prevent millions of cases of malaria according to a new study... More...

10.08.2018

International Youth Day 2018 – Safe Spaces for Youth

The International Youth Day is celebrated each year on 12 August to recognise young women and men as essential partners and to address challenges that they face. Swiss TPH... More...

09.08.2018

Global Overview of Schistosomiasis Research and Control

An estimated 250 million people suffer from schistosomiasis worldwide. While considerable progress has been made to control schistosomiasis, challenges remain as there is no... More...

06.08.2018

Baby Freundliche Spitäler fördern die Gesundheit von Neugeborenen

In der Schweiz entsprechen aktuell 27 Spitäler den von der WHO und UNICEF festgelegten Qualitätskriterien der "Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative". Gemäss einem Bericht des Swiss... More...

03.08.2018

Steady Decline of Hepatitis A in Switzerland

A Swiss TPH study analysing surveillance data from Switzerland over the last 30 years shows a strong decline from 628 hepatitis A cases in 1988 to 43 cases in 2016. The study was... More...

25.07.2018

Cross-Cultural Exchange on Health System Performance

A workshop was held on 16 to 20 July in Basel, Switzerland, bringing together over 60 Swiss TPH employees including 37 from 14 countries in West and Central Africa and the Middle... More...

19.07.2018

Nicole Probst-Hensch wird Senatsmitglied der SAMW

Nicole Probst-Hensch, Leiterin des Departements Epidemiology and Public Health am Swiss TPH, wurde aufgrund ihrer aussergewöhnlichen wissenschaftlichen Leistungen in der Medizin... More...

19.07.2018

Mobile Phone Radiation may Affect Memory Performance in Adolescents

Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions exposed during mobile phone use. These are the... More...

29.06.2018

Improving Adolescent Health in the Great Lakes Region

A conference on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) was held in Kigali, Rwanda on 28-29 June to foster dialogue and reinforce partnership on SRHR of... More...