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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.

24.04.2018 - 20:00:00

Parenting Groups Can Improve Child Development

Parenting groups in rural communities can improve early childhood development in low-resource settings. These are the findings of a study conducted by Swiss TPH in collaboration... More...

17.04.2018 - 09:49:00

Triple Drug Combination Shows High Activity Against Parasitic Worm Infections

Swiss TPH researchers were able to show high efficacy of a triple drug therapy against hookworm and whipworm in a clinical trial in school-aged children in Lao PDR. This new... More...

21.03.2018 - 16:39:23

Andrej Trauner Wins Swiss TB Award

Tuberculosis still kills 1.7 million people annually and the rate of resistance against current treatments continues to increase. It is therefore key that we understand this... More...