Research | we do

Swiss TPH covers a wide range of research activities in the field of parasitology, infection biology, health systems and public health. The Department Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology has a strong scientific expertise in infection and parasite biology. Newly gained knowledge is used to develop new drugs and vaccines. The Department Epidemiology and Public Health analyses disease and health systems in relation to their molecular, social, ecological and cultural environment. The Medicine Department provides strong Clinical Research expertise.


New Findings about Diagnostic Tools for Malaria Elimination

Together with international partners, Swiss TPH conducted a study to assess multiple diagnostic tests intended to support malaria elimination. Results published yesterday in The... More...


Fostering Research Productivity in Côte d’Ivoire

Since 2000, the research productivity in Côte d’Ivoire has grown steadily above the regional and global rate, despite recurring economic pressures and socio-political unrest. The... More...


Wissenschaftliche Argumente für eine Elternzeit

Mit 14 Wochen Mutterschaftsurlaub schneidet die Schweiz punkto Elternzeit bei den OECD-Ländern sehr schlecht ab. Die Eidgenössische Koordinationskommission für Familienfragen... More...