14.10.2021

From Farms to Families: A New Swiss Partnership Aims to Improve Urban Diets

In partnership, the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) with Sight and Life, ETH Zürich and the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture have launched the... More...

11.08.2021

Collateral Damage of COVID-19 on Low- and Middle-Income Countries

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on both human health, the economy and society at large. There is no doubt that the disease and control measures indirectly effect... More...

27.04.2021

Jeunes3 Programme Comes to a Close

The JeuneS3 (Santé, Sécurité, Sexualité) programme, which focused on improving adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health in four Francophone African countries, has come... 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...

30.10.2020

Contact Tracing With Prophylactic Treatment Could Near-Eliminate Leprosy

Post-exposure prophylaxis with a single dose of the antibiotic rifampicin is safe, can be integrated into different leprosy control programmes, and is generally well accepted by... More...

27.05.2020

Swiss TPH Supports COVID-19 Efforts through Swiss Government Funding

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is supporting the re-allocation of funds within existing projects that are implemented by Swiss TPH in Africa, Central Asia... More...

17.12.2019

Swiss Support to Healthcare Provision in Romania

From 2012-2019, Swiss TPH collaborated with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) to assist in the Romanian integration process into the EU in the area of health... More...

08.05.2018

Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Chad

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is crucial to ensure no one is left behind in terms of accessing health services. In collaboration with other donors, the Swiss Agency for... More...

03.04.2018

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...