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...

26.01.2018 - 09:52

New Partnership to Achieve Zero Leprosy

Ahead of World Leprosy Day on Sunday 28 January 2018, several leading leprosy organisations have joined forces to launch a Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy to accelerate... More...

12.01.2018 - 09:14

Tackling Tuberculosis in Europe

Migration increases the risk of tuberculosis outbreaks in populations. The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) contributed to the development of a pan-European... More...

08.08.2017 - 10:11

Climate Change and Health

Climate change affects health of populations, in particular in low- and middle-income settings. On behalf of the Global Programme Climate Change and Environment of the Swiss Agency... More...

11.07.2017 - 09:05

Ending Leprosy Transmission

Despite substantial reduction in prevalence over the past decades, leprosy remains endemic in over 120 countries. Approximately 200,000 new cases of leprosy still occur every year... More...

01.05.2017 - 10:35

Antimicrobial Resistance in Tanzania

Drug resistances are on the rise worldwide. Every year, around 700,000 people die due to antimicrobial drug resistance to bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. Without counter... More...

20.04.2017 - 11:00

Swiss TPH joins the Swiss Alliance against Neglected Tropical Diseases

Swiss TPH is a founding member of the “Swiss Alliance against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)". The Alliance was officially established on 20th of April 2017 on the occasion of... More...

23.03.2017 - 12:58

Universal Health Coverage Conference in the Philippines

Kaspar Wyss, Swiss TPH, spoke at a conference in Manila that aimed to share experiences of Switzerland and the Philippines around ‘Universal Health Coverage and Access to Quality... More...

22.03.2017 - 11:34

World TB Day

On 24 March, we commemorate World TB Day. Tuberculosis remains one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide with annually 1.8 million deaths. 250,000 of them are due to resistance... More...