Research

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 investigates the biology and transmission of pathogens, using findings from this research to develop new drugs and vaccines against neglected tropical and poverty-related infectious diseases. The Department Epidemiology and Public Health analyses the distribution and drivers of infectious and non-communicable diseases in populations across the globe and in different cultural and environmental contexts while the Medicine Department provides unique services in travel and tropical medicine and a strong expertise in clinical research for drugs, diagnostic and vaccines.

Innovation - Validation - Application

Partnerships

Research Governance

03.12.2021

Elimination on the Horizon: Prevalence of Schistosomiasis, a Neglected Tropical Disease, Decreases by Nearly 60%

In a new study by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), researchers found that the prevalence of schistosomiasis among school-aged children decreased by... More...

30.11.2021

Promising Drug Combination Treatment Against Parasitic Worm Infections

In a Phase III clinical trial, researchers at Swiss TPH have successfully gathered encouraging data to demonstrate higher efficacy of co-administration of ivermectin-albendazole in... More...

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...

Leading House Africa

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