02.10.2019

Swiss TPH and PNGIMR: Strengthening a 30-Year Partnership

On 13 September 2019, Swiss TPH signed a new Memorandum of Understanding with the Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research (PNGIMR) to strengthen a decades-long partnership... More...

26.09.2019

Foundation stone laid for new Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

Today, Thursday 26 September 2019, the foundation stone was laid (“Grundsteinlegung”) for the new building of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) at the... More...

26.09.2019

High-Tech Sensors and Blockchain: New Avenues Towards Elimination of Rabies

Rabies continues to kill approximately 60,000 people every year, mainly in Africa and Asia. In order to reach the goal to eliminate dog-mediated human rabies worldwide by 2030,... More...

25.09.2019

Improving the Quality of Care in Tajikistan through Medical Education

With two-thirds of Tajikistan’s population living in rural areas, primary healthcare remains a critical component in the drive to make quality healthcare more accessible, with... More...

03.09.2019

Swiss TPH Scientist Awarded Competitive European Research Grant

Marloes Eeftens, Senior Scientist at Swiss TPH, was awarded the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. The highly competitive grant supports 408 early-career researchers... More...

29.08.2019

Health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Society is called upon to transform the world by 2030 through a rigorous pursuit of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In November 2018, Swiss TPH and the... More...

23.08.2019

Accelerated Research and Development Needed to End Malaria

New tools for malaria prevention and treatment are required to eradicate malaria in the foreseeable future, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). An overview of... More...

15.08.2019

Les épisodes de canicule font augmenter le nombre d’entrées dans les hôpitaux suisses

Le fait que la chaleur affecte le bien-être des gens est peu surprenant. Pour la première fois en Suisse, l’impact des épisodes de canicule sur le nombre d’hospitalisations... More...

06.08.2019

Malaria Mortality in Africa May Be Higher than Estimated

Previous studies analysing malaria mortality in sub-Saharan Africa may have underestimated the burden caused by this mosquito-borne disease. A study by Swiss TPH researchers found... More...