12th of August is International Youth Day

The International Youth Day recognises adolescents and young women and men as essential partners in change and addresses challenges that they face.

Swiss TPH supports the creation of safe spaces by promoting adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health, strengthening young people’s awareness of their rights, and by implementing education programmes and youth friendly health services.

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Health Care and Management: From Research to Implementation

Do you want to launch a career in international public health?

The Health Care and Management (HCM) course provides participants with the core competencies for understanding and reacting to health challenges at a world-leading institute in global health.

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Annual Report 2017

Improving people’s health internationally and nationally through excellence in research, teaching  and training, and services.

Swiss TPH effectively pursues this mandate day after day and produces measurable results, outputs and impact.

It is our pleasure to present the Swiss TPH Annual Report 2017.


MBA in International Health Management

Do you want to become a part of a new generation of leaders in global health?

Swiss TPH’s part-time MBA in International Health Management trains future leaders and managers who want to work in multicultural and transdisciplinary settings.

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Winter Symposium 2018

One Health for Humans and Animals - How Do We Get Zoonoses under Control?

Basel, 6-7 December 2018

More than 60% of human infectious diseases have an animal origin. Join us to explore, learn and share with international zoonoses research experts on the causes and responses to animal-human transmission.

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HIV Testing at Home

Home-based HIV testing and prompt treatment with antiretroviral therapy increases the number of patients under treatment as well as treatment success.

This is the key result of a clinical trial in Lesotho carried out by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, in collaboration with SolidarMed and the Government of Lesotho.

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New Understanding of Parasite Biology

Researchers at Swiss TPH made an important step toward deeper understanding of how malaria blood stage parasites turn the switch to become transmissible to other humans. The results were published on Friday 16 March 2018 in the multidisciplinary journal Science.

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29.08 11:15 to 12:00

[NEW DATE!] Sustainable Development Goals Deep Dive: monitoring progress & current status

Lecturer: Séverine Erismann & Helen Prytherch, Swiss TPH, Swiss Centre for International Health
Location: Swiss TPH, Lhotse
Event category: Swiss TPH Seminars

10.09 16:15 to 17:00

Transition bias influences the adaptive evolution of antibiotic resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Lecturer: SNSF Assistant Professor Joshua Payne, Computational Biology, Institute of Integrative Biology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Location: Swiss TPH, Matterhorn
Event category: Swiss TPH Seminars


New Mosquito Net reduces Malaria Cases

A new type of bed net with two active ingredients, a pyrethroid insecticide plus an insect growth hormone, could prevent millions of cases of malaria according to a new study... More...


International Youth Day 2018 – Safe Spaces for Youth

The International Youth Day is celebrated each year on 12 August to recognise young women and men as essential partners and to address challenges that they face. Swiss TPH... More...


Global Overview of Schistosomiasis Research and Control

An estimated 250 million people suffer from schistosomiasis worldwide. While considerable progress has been made to control schistosomiasis, challenges remain as there is no... More...


Baby Freundliche Spitäler fördern die Gesundheit von Neugeborenen

In der Schweiz entsprechen aktuell 27 Spitäler den von der WHO und UNICEF festgelegten Qualitätskriterien der "Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative". Gemäss einem Bericht des Swiss... More...