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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.

09.07.2019

Changes in Mosquito Behaviour Could Result in Millions of Additional Malaria Cases

Bed nets and indoor residual spraying with insecticides are key interventions to protect people in their homes from mosquito bites, thereby preventing malaria transmission. A... More...

03.07.2019

Sébastien Gagneux receives Gardner Middlebrook Award 2019

Sébastien Gagneux, Swiss TPH and University of Basel, was honoured with the Gardner Middlebrook Lifetime Achievement Award for his research on tuberculosis. The prestigious award... More...

27.06.2019

Interventions for Schistosomiasis Elimination in Zanzibar

Schistosomiasis is a neglected tropical disease with a considerable impact on global health. More than 200 million people are infected, mainly in sub-Saharan Africa. Researchers... More...