This version is for browsers with a low level of support for CSS, and is des
Home Content Area
The Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) is part of the Federal Department of Home Affairs. Along with the cantons it is responsible for public health in Switzerland and for developing national health policy. As the national health authority, the FOPH also represents Switzerland's interests in the field of health in international organisations and with respect to other countries.
The FOPH employs 581 people (480.4 full-time equivalent jobs - status December 2012). It has an annual budget of CHF 207 million and administers CHF 2.233 billion reserved for premium reductions in the compulsory health insurance system and CHF 203 million in military insurance payments.
End Content Area