Monkeypox: Procurement of a vaccine and drugs

Monkeypox: Procurement of a vaccine and drugs

Bern, 24.8.2022 – The federal government is procuring 40,000 doses of a vaccine against monkeypox. Vaccination recommendations are available. It also intends to procure 500 treatment units of an antiviral drug against monkeypox. Find out more here.

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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.

Health Literacy

Health Literacy

Health literacy can be improved in various areas in Switzerland. Current research data show this in an international comparison.

Monkeypox

Monkeypox

From May 2022 there had been an increasing number of monkeypox infections worldwide. Recently we have started to see numbers decline. Find out more here.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Situation in Switzerland, COVID certificate, travel, vaccination, tests, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), barrier-free content

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“Structural prevention works best”

“Structural prevention works best”

In the latest spectra, environmental epidemiologist Martin Röösli explains how Switzerland’s air quality has improved, why drinking water is inadequately researched and how improvements could be made in the environmental field.

Exercise is the best medicine

Exercise is the best medicine

How can we better integrate exercise in our everyday lives? How can our surroundings promote exercise? And why is the FOPH keen to reinforce exercise as therapy? Find out more in the latest issue of spectra.

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.

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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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