Swiss TPH

Swiss TPH
Socinstrasse 57, 4051 Basel
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Location: Basel
Discipline: Health
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.

Health - Pharmacology - Apr 3
Health - Pharmacology
A group of scientists, physicians, funders, and policy makers from over 70 institutions from over 30 countries have launched an international coalition to respond to COVID-19 in resource-poor settings.
Health - Apr 2

During the corona crisis, the University Hospital Basel has converted the Prediger church into a Corona Test Centre where every day, hundreds of people are tested for the corona virus.

Health - Environment - Mar 18
Health - Environment

By 2030, more than 80% of Europe's population will live and interact within a complex urban environment, consisting of a mixture of social and environmental factors.

Health - Environment - Mar 16
Health - Environment

To date, air pollution represents the largest environmental risk to health. According to the World Health Organization, air pollution is responsible for about one in every nine deaths annually.

Health - Career - Feb 11
Health - Career

On the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Nicole Probst-Hensch, Head of the Department Epidemiology and Public Health at Swiss TPH, talks about her vision for more women in scientific careers.

Health - Pharmacology - Mar 31
Health - Pharmacology

Sébastien Gagneux, Head of the Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology Department at Swiss TPH, was awarded a European Research Council Advanced Grant for EUR 2.5 million over five years to conduct research on tuberculosis.

Health - Mar 18

Mental illness in early life can have a devastating effect on the future of young people, which in turn influences the mental wealth of societies around the globe.

Health - Environment - Mar 3
Health - Environment

Legionella is a type of bacterium found naturally in freshwater environments, lakes and streams. It can become a health concern when it grows and spreads in man-made plumbing systems.

Pharmacology - Health - Feb 6
Pharmacology - Health

In lowand middle-income countries, children have the greatest need for protection afforded by vaccination due to a higher incidence of infectious diseases.

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Last job offers

Administration - 02.04
Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in 80-100% Schweizerische Nationalfonds (SNF)
Administration - 02.04
Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in 80% Schweizerische Nationalfonds (SNF)

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