Media Releases

21.06.2019

Groundbreaking Ceremony for the New Building of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

Today, Friday, 21 June 2019, the groundbreaking ceremony (“Spatenstich”) for the new building of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) took place at the... More...

24.04.2019

Two Decades of Swiss Leadership for New Malaria Medicines

On World Malaria Day 2019, Swiss organizations look back on a long history of successful public-private collaboration for new malaria medicines. Switzerland’s leading role in the... More...

13.02.2019

Besuch des Regierungsrats Basel-Landschaft am Swiss TPH

Am 12. Februar 2019 besuchte der Gesamtregierungsrat Basel-Landschaft das Schweizerische Tropen- und Public Health-Institut (Swiss TPH) und gewann so einen Einblick in die... More...

18.12.2018

Buruli Ulcer: Promising New Drug Candidate Against a Forgotten Disease

Buruli ulcer is a neglected tropical disease (NTD) resulting in debilitating skin lesions, disabilities and stigmatisation. The current antibiotic treatment is long and has severe... More...

24.10.2018

Air Pollution and Noise Increase Risk for Heart Attacks

Air pollution and transportation noise are both associated with an increased risk of heart attacks. Studies on air pollution, which do not take into account traffic noise, tend to... More...

19.07.2018

Mobile Phone Radiation may Affect Memory Performance in Adolescents

Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions exposed during mobile phone use. These are the... More...

06.06.2018

Mit dem trinationalen Interreg-Projekt TIGER gemeinsam gegen die Asiatische Tigermücke am Oberrhein

Die Asiatische Tigermücke konnte sich in den vergangenen Jahren an mehreren Orten in der Oberrheinregion etablieren. Das im Juni 2018 startende trinationale Projekt TIGER möchte... More...

20.04.2018

Mehr Innovation – Weniger Armut: Basler Institutionen spielen gegen Malaria auf

Basel hat eine lange Tradition auf dem Gebiet der Malaria. Seit Jahrzehnten setzen sich öffentliche und private Institutionen in der Stadt mit moderner Wissenschaft und globalem... More...

15.03.2018

New Understanding of Parasite Biology Might Help Stop Malaria Transmission

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. This... More...

04.01.2018

Matthias Schmid-Huberty New Administrative Director at Swiss TPH

Matthias Schmid-Huberty is the new Administrative Director at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH). On January 1, 2018, he succeeded Stefan Mörgeli who had... More...