16.11.2021

Clinical Trials Completed for a New Drug to Treat Parasitic Worm Infections in Infants

The Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium completed its pivotal clinical Phase III trial of arpraziquantel – a potential new treatment option for the estimated 50 million... More...

09.11.2021

A Decline in Air Pollution Levels in Europe Still Fall Short of WHO Guidelines, According to New Study

A new study by Swiss TPH used robust spatio-temporal methodology to show the reduction in air pollution across Europe from 2006-2019 and found that while exposure rates have... More...

20.10.2021

TB-PRACTECAL: Clinical Trial Yields Promising Results for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment

TB-PRACTECAL, a clinical trial led by Médecins Sans Frontières with partners including Swiss TPH, has found that a new all-oral treatment regimen for rifampicin-resistant... More...

14.10.2021

Des fermes aux familles: un nouveau partenariat suisse vise à améliorer l’alimentation dans les milieux urbains

En partenariat, l'Institut Tropical et de Santé Publique Suisse (Swiss TPH), Sight and Life, l'ETH Zürich et la Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture ont lancé le projet... More...

07.10.2021

First Malaria Vaccine Recommended for Children by the WHO

Yesterday, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended the widespread use of the malaria vaccine RTS,S/AS01, debuting a tool that could save the lives of tens of thousands of... More...

22.09.2021

New WHO Air Quality Guidelines Aim to Save Millions of Lives from Air Pollution

Today, the World Health Organization launched their new Global Air Quality Guidelines, which aims to protect the health of populations by reducing key air pollutants. Drawing on... More...

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...