Multifaceted impacts of COVID-19 on bottom forty percent income residents in Malaysia: inequities and co-benefits of interventions

The aim of this project is to contribute to a better understanding of the multifaceted impacts of COVID-19 crisis among the bottom low-income urban communities in Malaysia and improve the benefits from public health interventions. The specific objectives are: (i)- To analyze the available...

Ongoing
01.09.2020 - 31.08.2021
Research project
State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI); Staatssekretatiat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation (SBFI) / Zurich University of Applied Sciences (FHNW) Leading House for South Asia and Iran
Ecosystem Services, Climate and Health
Guéladio Cissé
Climate change and cardiovascular diseases: state and exploratory analyses of patient data in Limpopo province, South Africa

Climate change has manifested as an upward rise in temperature trends globally which may exacerbate chronic illnesses such as CVDs and has been associated with increased mortality. The main objective of this project is to explore and undertake preliminary analyses of existing available...

Ongoing
15.07.2020 - 14.07.2021
Research project
State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI); Staatssekretatiat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation (SBFI) / Horizion 2020
Ecosystem Services, Climate and Health
Guéladio Cissé
Implementing Resource Recovery and Safe Reuse (RRR) business models in Lima

 

Implementing Resource Recovery and Safe Reuse (RRR) business models in Lima

 

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The growing demand in urban and peri-urban areas for food, energy and water is challenging the traditional distribution of resources, rural-urban resource...

Ongoing
01.09.2016 - 01.09.2018
Short term service project
Ecosystem Health Sciences
Mirko Winkler
Connecting the Dots. Teaching, Research and Services in the Great Lakes Region

The aim of the project “Connecting the Dots: Teaching, Research and Services in the Great Lakes Region” was to complement the portfolio of the Swiss TPH office opened in Bukavu with a strong capacity building component in implementation research of young researchers through a joint...

Ongoing
01.04.2015 - 31.03.2018
Research project
Rudolf Geigy Foundation / Rudolf Geigy-Stiftung (RGS)
SARChi - Joint South Africa and Swiss Chair in Global Environmental Health

This first South African-Swiss bilateral research chair on Global Environmental Health in Cape Town addresses emerging environmental health problems in South Africa. The collaboration consists of four projects: (i) a cohort study on agricultural pesticides on the development and respiratory health...

Ongoing
01.04.2015 - 31.12.2024
Research project
University of Basel
Environmental Exposures and Health, Physical Hazards and Health
Martin Röösli