Swiss TPH

Swiss TPH
Bâle
Swiss TPH  
Lieu: Bâle
Domaine: Santé
Affiliation: Université de Bâle

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), former Swiss Tropical Institute (STI), has been founded in 1943. It has research and teaching activities in the arear of international health development. In June 2009 the Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine of the University of Basel, active in the areas of environmental epidemiology and women’s health, was integrated into the Swiss TPH.

Today over 500 employees from 40 nations work worldwide for the Swiss TPH in research, teaching and services with the main goal to contribute to health development worldwide.

As an associate institute of the University of Basel, the Swiss TPH takes part in teaching within various faculties, as well as is engaged in post-graduate education and advanced training on national and international levels.

The Swiss TPH receives 81% of its income through competitive fundraising and the earnings of our service departments. The remaining budget is given by the Basel cantons and the Swiss federal government.

Sciences sociales - 20.06
Sciences sociales
Currently, around 910,000 Rohingya refugees live in Cox's Bazar District in Bangladesh after having fled violence faced in Myanmar, resulting in one of the most rapid exoduses in modern history. In a project funded by UNICEF and coordinated by Swiss TPH, a study was conducted to identify and understand WASH practices of the populations living in the camp.
Santé - 13.06
Santé

In Moldova, over half of the population suffers from non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Santé - 17.05
Santé

Protection by the malaria vaccine RTS,S is not only a matter of antibody quantity but also of quality.

Sciences de la vie - 2.05
Sciences de la vie

A few days before his 90th birthday, Thierry Alfred Freyvogel-Jenny (4 May 1929 - 24 April 2019) passed away peacefully at home.

Environnement - 30.05
Environnement

A new report highlights an alarming range of health risks in Europe due to climate change and the benefits of a rapid phase out of fossil fuels.

Santé - 16.05
Santé

A nationwide systematic survey of 97 organisations carried out by Swiss TPH shows that authorities, hospitals, institutions and organisations in Switzerland have long been committed to efforts against the flu.

Santé - 24.04
Santé

On World Malaria Day 2019, Swiss organizations look back on a long history of successful public-private collaboration for new malaria medicines.




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