from: 11:15 to: 12:00

Clinical research in resource limited settings

Lecturer: Marc Urich
Location: Swiss TPH, Alpamayo (Seminar Room 1)
Event category: EPH Thursday Seminar


from: 11:15 to: 12:00

Live attenuated tuberculosis vaccines (Presentation)

Lecturer: Claudia Daubenberger
Location: Swiss TPH, Alpamayo (Seminar Room 1)
Event category: Seminar (46489-01)

World Malaria Day

On 25 April, we commemorate World Malaria Day. Swiss TPH has been active in fighting malaria since its foundation in 1943. Recognizing a history of collaboration with WHO, Swiss has been designated WHO Collaborating Centre for its expertise in malaria.

WHO Collaborating Centre

New Swiss TPH Building Allschwil: Architectural Tender has been decided

The Kunz und Mösch GmbH architect office in Basel has been awarded the contract for the new Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) building at its new location at the BaseLink site in Allschwil. The design for the new building expertly combines laboratory, training and working areas for research, teaching and service activities.


Why Swiss TPH?


Students, scientists and employers explain what Swiss TPH is really all about!




Working at Swiss TPH

Chronic Disease Clinic Ifakara: New Documentary film

For the last 10 years - thanks to early diagnosis and the deployment of antiretroviral therapy - African children infected with HIV have been able to deal with the illness not as a death sentence, but as a chronic disease and thus live a life with the same opportunities as any other child. Although behind these hopeful stories hide other dramas...

In this documentary film shot at the Chronic Disease Clinic in Ifakara (CDCI) some of them explain how their lifes are... They are the Positive Kids.

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Human odour-baited traps reduce malaria transmission

The use of a newly-developed mosquito trap incorporating human odour has resulted in a 70% decline in the population of the most significant malaria mosquito on the Kenyan island of Rusinga. As a result the number of malaria infections declined by 30% according to a «Lancet»-study published today.

Thomas Smith explains the new solar-driven door-baited trap on Tele Basel.

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WHO: Global malaria progress and challenges in 2016

Over the past 15 years, there has been a dramatic decline in the global burden of malaria. Since 2000, nearly 60 countries have reduced their malaria cases by 75% or more, and the rate of new cases has decreased by 37% globally. But our journey is far from over. In 2015 alone, more than 400 000 people died of malaria, and there were 214 million new cases of the disease.

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28.04.2017 - 09:51:31

New Antimalarial Drug Shows Promise

Clinical drug candidate MMV390048 has the potential to cure malaria and protect from the disease in a single dose. It is effective against resistant strains of the malaria parasite... More...

25.04.2017 - 06:00:00

Swiss TPH Designated WHO Collaborating Centre for its Expertise in Malaria

On the 25th of April we commemorate World Malaria Day. Malaria remains a major public health issue in many low- and middle- income countries. Over 200 million new cases are... More...

20.04.2017 - 11:00:00

Swiss TPH joins the Swiss Alliance against Neglected Tropical Diseases

Swiss TPH is a founding member of the “Swiss Alliance against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)". The Alliance was officially established on 20th of April 2017 on the occasion of... More...