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.

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Global Action Required to Tackle Pandemic-Induced Hunger and Poverty

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic caused a sharp decline in living standards and rising food insecurity in low- and middle-income countries across the globe, according to a new... More...


Mitigating the Impact of COVID‑19 on Neglected Tropical Diseases

The unprecedented progress made in global health over the past 20 years is being threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a recent publication in Infectious Diseases of Poverty,... More...


Study Identifies European Cities with Highest Mortality Due to Air Pollution

A health impact study for the first time has estimated the mortality burden attributable to air pollution in more than 1,000 European cities. The study, published in The Lancet... More...

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