16.09.2020

New Findings Recommend Patients with a Low HIV Viral Load Switch to Second-line Antiretroviral Therapy

HIV continues to be a major global health issue, having claimed almost 33 million lives. In a new study published today in PLOS Medicine, Swiss TPH researchers and partners... More...

15.09.2020

Only One Third of Children Receive Appropriate Malaria Care

Despite lots of progress made in the past decade, more than 270,000 children die from Malaria each year. Most of these deaths could be avoided through timely diagnosis and... More...

14.09.2020

Welcome Back, Students!

Today, 14 September 2020, Swiss TPH welcomes students to the start of the semester. As students at the bachelor, master, doctoral and post-graduate level embark on in-person,... More...

11.09.2020

Tiger Mosquitoes in the Upper Rhine Valley: Symposium on 13 November 2020

Swiss TPH will host a symposium on 13 November 2020 in Basel, Switzerland, to present the current situation regarding the spread of the Asian tiger mosquito in the Upper Rhine... More...

06.08.2020

Preventive Measures against Heat Contribute to Health Protection

On behalf of the Federal Office of Public Health, the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) analysed the health consequences of the hot summer of 2019 and compared... More...

03.08.2020

Julia Bohlius Appointed New Head of Education & Training (ET) as of August 2020

After an international call followed by a rigorous, multi-stage evaluation procedure, Julia Bohlius has been appointed new Head of the Department of Education and Training (ET) of... More...

15.07.2020

Drones to Deliver Tuberculosis Drugs in Madagascar

The use of drones in global health settings has rapidly evolved in the past years. As drone technology continues to expand beyond the military and recreational sectors, it is... More...

02.07.2020

Study Launched on Antibody Prevalence and Impact of Coronavirus in Basel

A long-term study on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic is being carried out in the cantons of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft. The study contains both a digital survey that... More...

24.06.2020

#TogetherApart Seminar Series: the Future of Global Health

On 19 June, Swiss TPH hosted a virtual seminar called Operation 50/50 and the Future of Global Health as part of the #TogetherApart seminar series. Women in Global Health presented... More...