01.04.2021

Pollen Season in Switzerland Earlier and More Intense Due to Climate Change

Bad news for allergy sufferers: The rising temperatures over the past three decades have impacted the onset, duration and intensity of the pollen season in Switzerland. These are... More...

31.03.2021

Promising Treatment Alternative Against Parasitic Worm Infection

Strongyloidiasis, a parasitic worm infection caused by soil-transmitted helminths, remains a neglected public health problem with limited treatment options. Swiss TPH researchers... More...

24.03.2021

Clinical Trial of Multi Drug-Resistant TB Treatment Ends Enrolment Early, Offering Hope for TB Patients

A trial aiming to find a better treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) has stopped enrolling patients early after its independent data safety and monitoring board... More...

22.03.2021

Auf gute Nachbarschaft – Das Swiss TPH und SKAN vernetzen sich am Bachgraben in Allschwil

Das BaseLink-Areal in Allschwil entwickelt sich zu einem grossen Hub im Bereich Life Science und Innovation. Das Schweizerische Tropen- und Public Health-Institut (Swiss TPH) und... More...

19.03.2021

Novel Diagnostics to Improve Migrant and Refugee Health

Swiss TPH is launching a new project on the development of an integrated infectious disease diagnosis and surveillance system (NIIDS) to improve migrant and refugee health. NIIDS... More...

12.03.2021

Swiss-Tajik Cooperation: Nearly 20 Years of Primary Healthcare Development

Two long-standing Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation projects that are implemented by Swiss TPH, Project Sino and the Medical Education Reform Project, have come to a... More...

25.02.2021

Improving Access to Schistosomiasis Treatment for Young Children

The Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium receives funding for the implementation of the ADOPT programme, which paves the way for the introduction of a child-friendly formulation to... More...

19.02.2021

Young Researchers in Environmental Epidemiology Share Latest Findings

Swiss TPH and the European Chapter of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) hosted a virtual symposium for young scientists in the field of environmental... More...

10.02.2021

COVID-19 Test from Start to Finish: How Does it Work?

Testing for COVID-19 has rapidly scaled up in the past months, thanks to better availability of testing material and the introduction of new testing strategies. The Swiss TPH... More...