15.06.2018 - 14:55

Young Innovators Tackle Sustainable Development Goals

Anne Christine Heerdegen, PhD Candidate at Swiss TPH, was selected to attend the 2018 UNLEASH Innovation Lab in Singapore. 1,000 creative individuals from around the globe came... More...

06.06.2018 - 09:00

Mit dem trinationalen Interreg-Projekt TIGER gemeinsam gegen die Asiatische Tigermücke am Oberrhein

Die Asiatische Tigermücke konnte sich in den vergangenen Jahren an mehreren Orten in der Oberrheinregion etablieren. Das im Juni 2018 startende trinationale Projekt TIGER möchte... More...

29.05.2018 - 17:27

Boosting Expertise of Bioinformatics in South Africa

Swiss TPH together with the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and the University of Basel’s Centre for Scientific Computing (sciCORE) joined forces to create a flexible virtual... More...

29.05.2018 - 14:15

Peter Odermatt Receives Award from the Government of Lao PDR

For his sustained contribution to health development, Peter Odermatt, Swiss TPH, received an award from the government of Lao PDR. Odermatt has been active in the development of... More...

08.05.2018 - 12:00

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...

24.04.2018 - 20:00

Parenting Groups Can Improve Child Development

Parenting groups in rural communities can improve early childhood development in low-resource settings. These are the findings of a study conducted by Swiss TPH in collaboration... More...

20.04.2018 - 10:02

Mehr Innovation – Weniger Armut: Basler Institutionen spielen gegen Malaria auf

Basel hat eine lange Tradition auf dem Gebiet der Malaria. Seit Jahrzehnten setzen sich öffentliche und private Institutionen in der Stadt mit moderner Wissenschaft und globalem... More...

17.04.2018 - 09:49

Triple Drug Combination Shows High Activity Against Parasitic Worm Infections

Swiss TPH researchers were able to show high efficacy of a triple drug therapy against hookworm and whipworm in a clinical trial in school-aged children in Lao PDR. This new... More...

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...

21.03.2018 - 16:39

Andrej Trauner Wins Swiss TB Award

Tuberculosis still kills 1.7 million people annually and the rate of resistance against current treatments continues to increase. It is therefore key that we understand this... More...

15.03.2018 - 19:00

New Understanding of Parasite Biology Might Help Stop Malaria Transmission

Researchers at Swiss TPH made an important step toward deeper understanding of how malaria blood stage parasites turn the switch to become transmissible to other humans. This... More...

15.03.2018 - 10:13

National Health Promotion Day in Moldova

The Republic of Moldova recognized the Moldovan National Health Promotion Day on 14th March with a two-day working conference on the latest evidence in Health Promotion and... More...

08.03.2018 - 11:15

Accreditation Programme for Midwifery Education

The Midwifery Education Accreditation Programme (MEAP) that Swiss TPH developed for the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) has now been finalized and will be officially... More...

06.03.2018 - 20:19

HIV in sub-Sahara Africa: Testing and Treatment Start at Home Improves Therapy Outcome

Home-based HIV testing and prompt treatment with antiretroviral therapy increases the number of patients under treatment as well as treatment success. This is the key result of a... More...

22.02.2018 - 09:57

«Die Entwicklung neuer Medikamente ist Teamwork»

Reto Brun ist einer der produktivsten und am häufigsten zitierten Wissenschaftler der Universität Basel. Er trug massgeblich zur Entwicklung neuer Medikamente gegen die... More...

15.02.2018 - 11:02

Improving Health of Children in Nigeria

To improve diagnosis and treatment of children under five, Swiss TPH together with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) developed the electronic decision support... 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...