17.04.2018 - 09:49

Triple Drug Combination Shows High Activity Against Parasitic Worm Infections

Swiss TPH researchers were able to show high efficacy of a triple drug therapy against hookworm and whipworm in a clinical trial in school-aged children in Lao PDR. This new... More...

03.04.2018 - 08:05

Smartphone Applications to Improve Child Health

New technologies are progressively transforming health care. Swiss TPH developed two generations of digital point of care systems that support clinical personnel in the diagnosis... More...

21.03.2018 - 16:39

Andrej Trauner Wins Swiss TB Award

Tuberculosis still kills 1.7 million people annually and the rate of resistance against current treatments continues to increase. It is therefore key that we understand this... More...

15.03.2018 - 19:00

New Understanding of Parasite Biology Might Help Stop Malaria Transmission

Researchers at Swiss TPH made an important step toward deeper understanding of how malaria blood stage parasites turn the switch to become transmissible to other humans. This... More...

15.03.2018 - 10:13

National Health Promotion Day in Moldova

The Republic of Moldova recognized the Moldovan National Health Promotion Day on 14th March with a two-day working conference on the latest evidence in Health Promotion and... More...

08.03.2018 - 11:15

Accreditation Programme for Midwifery Education

The Midwifery Education Accreditation Programme (MEAP) that Swiss TPH developed for the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) has now been finalized and will be officially... More...

06.03.2018 - 20:19

HIV in sub-Sahara Africa: Testing and Treatment Start at Home Improves Therapy Outcome

Home-based HIV testing and prompt treatment with antiretroviral therapy increases the number of patients under treatment as well as treatment success. This is the key result of a... More...

22.02.2018 - 09:57

«Die Entwicklung neuer Medikamente ist Teamwork»

Reto Brun ist einer der produktivsten und am häufigsten zitierten Wissenschaftler der Universität Basel. Er trug massgeblich zur Entwicklung neuer Medikamente gegen die... More...

15.02.2018 - 11:02

Improving Health of Children in Nigeria

To improve diagnosis and treatment of children under five, Swiss TPH together with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) developed the electronic decision support... More...