Media Releases

26.04.2021

Seroprevalence Has Increased to 21% in the Basel Region

In the cantons of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft, antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 have been detected in approximately 21% of the adult population. Therefore, seroprevalence has... More...

01.04.2021

Pollen Season in Switzerland Earlier and More Intense Due to Climate Change

Bad news for allergy sufferers: The rising temperatures over the past three decades have impacted the onset, duration and intensity of the pollen season in Switzerland. These are... More...

22.03.2021

Auf gute Nachbarschaft – Das Swiss TPH und SKAN vernetzen sich am Bachgraben in Allschwil

Das BaseLink-Areal in Allschwil entwickelt sich zu einem grossen Hub im Bereich Life Science und Innovation. Das Schweizerische Tropen- und Public Health-Institut (Swiss TPH) und... More...

05.02.2021

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...

22.12.2020

Swiss Government Increases Funding for Swiss TPH

The Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research increases its core contribution to the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) from CHF 6.25... More...

27.11.2020

Airplane Noise at Night Can Trigger Cardiovascular Death

For the first time, a study demonstrated that loud night-time noise from airplanes can trigger a cardiovascular death within two hours. Researchers from the Swiss Tropical and... More...

24.11.2020

Largest Clinical Trial in Africa to Treat COVID-19 Cases is Launched in 13 Countries

African countries and an international network of research institutions, including the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), have joined forces to launch the... More...

02.07.2020

Study Launched on Antibody Prevalence and Impact of Coronavirus in Basel

A long-term study on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic is being carried out in the cantons of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft. The study contains both a digital survey that... More...

14.05.2020

Molecular Signatures can Predict the Efficacy of Malaria Vaccines

A new study reveals that it is possible to identify those individuals that will be protected by the malaria vaccine before its administration. The researchers also found that... More...

13.05.2020

Swiss TPH Is Awarded Three New Grants from the Botnar Research Centre for Child Health to Combat COVID-19

Swiss TPH has been awarded 3 out of 11 new research grants from the Fast Track Call for Acute Global Health Challenges put forward by the Botnar Research Centre for Child Health... More...