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.

Innovation - Validation - Application



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...


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...


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...

Research Governance

Leading House Africa

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