Swiss TPH covers a wide range of research activities in the field of parasitology, infection biology, health systems and public health. The Department Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology has a strong scientific expertise in infection and parasite biology. Newly gained knowledge is used to develop new drugs and vaccines. The Department Epidemiology and Public Health analyses disease and health systems in relation to their molecular, social, ecological and cultural environment. The Medicine Department provides strong Clinical Research expertise.

Innovation - Validation - Application



Shaping the Next-generation of Interventions for Malaria Prevention

Together with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Swiss TPH has launched a new project bringing together research & development and implementation specialists, modellers and... More...


Swiss TPH Awarded New Grant for Early Career Researchers

The Botnar Research Centre for Child Health is supporting five new research projects within its new initiative, Postdoctoral Excellence Programme (PEP), which aims to foster the... More...


DYNAMIC: New Clinical Decision Support Tool Reduces Antibiotic Prescription in Children by a Four-fold

A pilot study conducted in Tanzania and Rwanda has demonstrated that the quality of care for sick children is improved through the use of clinical decision support algorithms.... More...

Research Governance

Leading House for Africa

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