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Stay self-determined: consultation on model

Bern, 19.5.2022 – Even when you are no longer capable of judgement, you want to be treated in accordance with your wishes. This requires advance care planning. Now a model enabling people to do this is available for consultation.

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Health information for people from Ukraine seeking protection

Health information for people from Ukraine seeking protection

Useful information about medical care in Switzerland, health insurance and other health topics in Ukrainian and other languages for people seeking protection is available here.



Clusters of monkeypox infections are currently being observed in Europe and North America. In humans, the clinical presentation bears some resemblance to smallpox, although monkeypox is generally milder.

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Cannabis pilot trials

From May 15th 2021 pilot trials involving the dispensing of Cannabis for non-medicinal purposes are possible. These trials are intended to create the basis for the future legal regulation of cannabis.


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Safeguarding mental health at work

Safeguarding mental health at work

Working conditions are crucial to the mental health of employees. Read in the new edition of spectra how psychosocial risks at the workplace can be prevented and what employers should pay attention to.

Promoting health at the workplace

Promoting health at the workplace

Workplace health management (WHM) is about systematically safeguarding the health and performance of employees. The new edition of spectra looks at WHM from different perspectives and shows what actors are involved.

Critical life events affect us all

Critical life events affect us all

Critical life events can have a far-reaching impact and affect our health. Find out in the new spectra how we can cope with them, where support is available and what protective factors can help us deal with them more effectively.

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Strategy Health2030

Everyone in Switzerland should continue to benefit from high-quality, affordable healthcare. In the Health2030 Strategy, you can find out how the Federal Council intends to achieve this goal.



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