20.09.2021

Students Return to Swiss TPH

This week, universities across Switzerland resumed in-person, hybrid and online courses. After nearly 80 years of educating talent at Socinstrasse in Basel, students return to the... More...

17.09.2021

Key Handover for New Building of Swiss TPH

On 17 September 2021, the key handover for the new building of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) took place at the BaseLink area in Allschwil. Around 700... More...

07.09.2021

Jennifer Belus Receives Prestigious Ambizione Fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation

75% of people with mental health problems in low-income countries do not have access to effective treatment. Swiss TPH researcher Jennifer Belus aims to contribute to improving the... More...

25.08.2021

Stefanie Knopp Appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Basel

Stefanie Knopp of Swiss TPH has been appointed as an Assistant Professor at the University of Basel. Knopp, a Swiss National Science Foundation PRIMA grant fellow since 2019, leads... More...

20.08.2021

Mitglieder aus Politik und Verwaltung zu Gast im Neubau des Swiss TPH

Das Swiss TPH empfing am Mittwoch 80 Vertreterinnen und Vertreter aus Politik und Verwaltung in seinem Neubau «Belo Horizonte». Gelegenheit bot der Netzwerkanlass beider Basel, der... 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...

20.07.2021

Swiss TPH Re-designated as WHO Collaborating Centre for Expertise in Malaria

Swiss TPH has been re-designated as the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Modelling, Monitoring and Training for Malaria Control and Elimination, following... More...

08.07.2021

Shaping the Next-generation of Interventions for Malaria Prevention

Together with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Swiss TPH has launched a new project bringing together research & development and implementation specialists, modellers and... More...

02.07.2021

A Novel Solar Plant for the Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania

A new solar plant has been installed at the Ifakara Health Institute, a long-standing partner of Swiss TPH, which contributes to the reduction of CO₂ at this unique health research... More...

02.07.2021

Swiss TPH Awarded New Grant for Early Career Researchers

The Botnar Research Centre for Child Health is supporting five new research projects within its new initiative, Postdoctoral Excellence Programme (PEP), which aims to foster the... More...

01.07.2021

Nicole Probst-Hensch Elected to SAMS Executive Board

Nicole Probst-Hensch becomes a new member of the Executive Board of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS), representing Swiss TPH on this important scientific body. She was... More...

28.06.2021

Swiss TPH Symposium: Global Health in the 21st Century

Though much progress has been made in improving global health, many new obstacles have emerged. On 28-30 June 2021, Swiss TPH hosted a virtual symposium 'Global Health in the 21st... More...

15.06.2021

Forschungskooperation zur Entwicklung eines neuartigen Covid-Impfstoffes

Das Unispital Basel, die Universität Basel und das Schweizerische Tropen- und Public Health-Institut haben eine Kooperation mit dem Unternehmen RocketVax vereinbart und treiben... More...

14.06.2021

DYNAMIC: New Clinical Decision Support Tool Reduces Antibiotic Prescription in Children by a Four-fold

A pilot study conducted in Tanzania and Rwanda has demonstrated that the quality of care for sick children is improved through the use of clinical decision support algorithms.... More...

04.06.2021

More than a Third of Heat Deaths Are Linked to Climate Change

Between 1991 and 2018, more than a third of all deaths in which heat played a role were attributable to human-induced global warming, according to a new study in the Nature Climate... More...

28.05.2021

Mathias Kronig New Administrative Director at Swiss TPH

Mathias Kronig has been elected as the new Administrative Director of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH). He succeeds Matthias Schmid-Huberty who led the... More...

25.05.2021

Prisons Accelerate Spread of Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis in Georgia

Of the 1.4 million victims of tuberculosis worldwide each year, only about 3% are due to a multidrug-resistant strain. In Georgia, this is not the case. In a new study published... More...

27.04.2021

ANTICOV: Largest Clinical Trial in Africa to Test New Drug Combination

The need for effective COVID-19 treatments remains particularly acute, especially in sub-Saharan Africa where access to vaccines is still extremely limited. The ANTICOV clinical... More...