Swiss TPH

Swiss TPH
Basel
Swiss TPH  
Location: Basel
Discipline: Medicine/Pharmacology
Affiliation: University of Basel

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.

Business - Sep 11
Business
Health insurance schemes are spreading in lowand middle-income countries. However, they often fail to achieve scale as they lack the organisational, human and technological resources and capacities.
Business - Sep 11
Business

Health insurance schemes are spreading in lowand middle-income countries. However, they often fail to achieve scale as they lack the organisational, human and technological resources and capacities.

Medicine - Aug 29
Medicine

Together with international partners, Swiss TPH conducted a study to assess multiple diagnostic tests intended to support malaria elimination.

Medicine - Aug 10
Medicine

The International Youth Day is celebrated each year on 12 August to recognise young women and men as essential partners in change and to address challenges that they face.

Medicine - Aug 29
Medicine

The Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research (PNGIMR), a long-standing partner of Swiss TPH, celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Careers - Aug 22
Careers

Since 2000, the research productivity in Côte d'Ivoire has grown steadily above the regional and global rate, despite recurring economic pressures and socio-political unrest.

Medicine - Aug 10
Medicine

A new type of bed net with two active ingredients, a pyrethroid insecticide plus an insect growth hormone, could prevent millions of cases of malaria according to a new study published yesterday in The Lancet.




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