12.01.2018 - 09:14

Tackling Tuberculosis in Europe

Migration increases the risk of tuberculosis outbreaks in populations. The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) contributed to the development of a pan-European... More...

04.01.2018 - 14:24

Matthias Schmid-Huberty New Administrative Director at Swiss TPH

Matthias Schmid-Huberty is the new Administrative Director at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH). On January 1, 2018, he succeeded Stefan Mörgeli who had... More...

20.12.2017 - 20:00

Proof-of-Concept Study Reveals Feasibility of Eliminating Rabies in Africa

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, together with European and African collaborators, carried out a mass dog vaccination in Chad and determined its effect on human... More...

14.12.2017 - 09:44

Improving Health Insurance Management

Many low- and middle-income countries are working to build up health insurance schemes – both public and community based – to protect their populations in case of sudden illness.... More...

13.12.2017 - 12:44

Professor Inza Koné New Director-General of the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire

Professor Inza Koné is the new Director-General of the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire (CSRS), a long-standing partner institution of Swiss TPH. Starting... More...

08.12.2017 - 11:00

International Experts Discuss Innovative Strategies to Tackle Parasitic Worms

Parasitic worm infections – or helminthiases – affect more than one billion people and have a considerable public health impact in many parts of the world. On 7 – 8 December 2017,... More...

01.12.2017 - 09:00

Need for Innovation to End Malaria

The updated global research agenda for malaria eradication, ‘malERA Refresh,’ calls for new medicines and tools as well as integrated approaches to address current challenges and... More...

29.11.2017 - 12:00

"Professorship of Major Strategic Importance to Swiss TPH"

November 28, 2017, the University Council of the University of Basel nominated Jennifer Keiser from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) as a new Associate... More...

23.11.2017 - 18:18

“We have to seek out risks in order to improve prevention.”

Around 300 specialists met on 22 and 23 November 2017 at the Swiss Public Health Conference in Basel to examine personalised health from scientific, ethical and economic... More...