14.11.2017 - 15:27

New Pharmacist Cadre to Tackle Workforce Shortage

Millions of people worldwide lack access to quality healthcare, largely also due to a shortage of health workers. This not only applies to clinical personnel but also to pharmacy... More...

14.11.2017 - 00:30

Global Warming – New Study Calls for Decisive Action

The largest global study to date on the effects of climate change on temperature-related mortality shows that more deaths due to hot weather may not be balanced by fewer deaths in... More...

09.11.2017 - 18:00

A milestone in the fight against malaria

The malaria parasite employs an effective trick: it forces transmission from human to human as soon as the conditions in the host deteriorate. An international research team... More...

27.10.2017 - 10:19

Smartphone-Based Tool Improves Care of Children in Tanzania

Diagnosis and care of children under five with acute infections years remains a challenge in many parts of the world, resulting in high mortality and overprescription of... More...

10.10.2017 - 10:00

Barrierefreie Verständigung für Migrantinnen fördert Versorgung bei Schwangerschaft

Ein Forschungsteam unter Mitwirkung des Swiss TPH hat die Situation von Frauen mit Migrationshintergrund in der Schweiz rund um ihre Schwangerschaft untersucht und befragte dabei... More...

03.10.2017 - 16:54

An Animated Cartoon against Parasitic Worm Infections

The educational animation film 'Koko et les lunettes magiques' aims to strengthen the awareness of school-aged children and their families in Côte d'Ivoire against parasitic worm... More...

26.09.2017 - 14:35

Reduced Efficacy of Anthelmintic Drugs

Approximately 1.5 billion people worldwide are affected by soil-transmitted helminth infections. Efficacy of current treatments is decreasing, as indicated in a systematic review... More...

15.09.2017 - 15:07

Life Expectancy Increases in Switzerland

Countries have saved more lives over the past decade according to the annual Global Burden of Diseases (GBD) study published yesterday. In Switzerland, life expectancy has... More...

13.09.2017 - 15:02

Parasitic Worms in Siberia

Millions of people worldwide are infected with parasitic worms, most of them in tropical low-income settings. But they can also affect populations in the far north east, as it is... More...