25.02.2021

Improving Access to Schistosomiasis Treatment for Young Children

The Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium receives funding for the implementation of the ADOPT programme, which paves the way for the introduction of a child-friendly formulation to... More...

19.02.2021

Young Researchers in Environmental Epidemiology Share Latest Findings

Swiss TPH and the European Chapter of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) hosted a virtual symposium for young scientists in the field of environmental... More...

10.02.2021

COVID-19 Test from Start to Finish: How Does it Work?

Testing for COVID-19 has rapidly scaled up in the past months, thanks to better availability of testing material and the introduction of new testing strategies. The Swiss TPH... More...

08.02.2021

Improving Access to COVID-19 Screening and Testing in African Countries

A new joint initiative from the Botnar Research Centre for Child Health and the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership will support three COVID-19-related... 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...

29.01.2021

Mitigating the Impact of COVID‑19 on Neglected Tropical Diseases

The unprecedented progress made in global health over the past 20 years is being threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a recent publication in Infectious Diseases of Poverty,... More...

20.01.2021

Study Identifies European Cities with Highest Mortality Due to Air Pollution

A health impact study for the first time has estimated the mortality burden attributable to air pollution in more than 1,000 European cities. The study, published in The Lancet... More...

08.01.2021

New Programme to Tackle Non-Communicable Diseases in Lesotho

Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes and high blood pressure are the number one cause of death and disability globally. More than 75% of premature NCD-related deaths... 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...