21. January 2020

SRF shows impressive documentary on the malaria vaccine RTS,S

Swiss television shows an impressiv documentary on the history of RTS,S - the first malaria vaccine that is implemented in African health systems

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Prof. Dr. Marcel Tanner

Secretary General
Dr. Lukas Meier

Rudolf Geigy, Tanzania 1964
Field Visit, Tanzania 2011
R. Geigy searching for mosquito larvae, Thysville, Côte d'Ivoire 1946
Lectures Swiss TPH, Basel
R. Geigy is shown plans for the zoological garden Basel, 1949
Rudolf Geigy malaria expedition, Tanzania 1958
R. Geigy giving a lecture at the Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel 1958
Students conducting a bilharzia field research, Tanzania, 1960s

The foundation's purpose is to support Swiss TPH. It maintains and manages the properties under its ownership and makes them available to Swiss TPH on preferential conditions and on a non-profit basis. The R. Geigy Foundation uses its assets to support Swiss TPH projects, in particular:
- Research and teaching projects
- Publications by staff and doctoral candidates
- Purchases of books for the library and of instruments and apparatuses