27.11.2020

Le bruit nocturne des avions peut provoquer des décès cardiovasculaires

Pour la première fois, une étude a démontré que les bruits nocturnes de forte intensité causés par les avions pouvaient entraîner des décès cardiovasculaires en l’espace de deux... More...

25.11.2020

Iron Infusion Proves Effective to Treat Anaemia in Rural Africa

Iron-deficiency anaemia is a major concern in low-income settings, especially for women. In a new study by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) and partners... 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...

23.11.2020

Pascale Vonaesch Receives SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowship

Pascale Vonaesch, Scientific Project Leader at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), was awarded a prestigious Eccellenza Professorial Fellowship grant of the... More...

18.11.2020

Symposium final du projet TIGER

TIGER est un projet financé par l'UE entre la France, l’Allemagne et la Suisse pour soutenir la surveillance et le contrôle transfrontaliers du moustique tigre asiatique dans la... More...

11.11.2020

Antibody Testing Taken on the Road

The COVCO-Basel study is assessing the seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in the population of the cantons Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft. A bus now brings the study team closer to the... More...

09.11.2020

Pesticide Exposure Associated with Headaches in Children

Children living in agricultural areas are likely to be exposed to a variety of pesticides during their daily lives, which may impair their neurodevelopment. The most vulnerable... More...

30.10.2020

Contact Tracing With Prophylactic Treatment Could Near-Eliminate Leprosy

Post-exposure prophylaxis with a single dose of the antibiotic rifampicin is safe, can be integrated into different leprosy control programmes, and is generally well accepted by... More...

22.10.2020

Swiss TPH Receives an Increase in Funding from Basel Cantons

The governments of the cantons of Basel-Landschaft and Basel-Stadt have increased their annual funding to the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) from a joint... More...