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Tick-borne diseases now included on Infectious Diseases Dashboard

Tick-borne diseases now included on Infectious Diseases Dashboard

The epidemiological development of the tick-borne diseases TBE (early summer meningoencephalitis), Lyme disease and tularaemia is now shown on the FOPH Infectious Diseases Dashboard.

Elektronisches Patientendossier

Revision of the Federal Act on the Electronic Patient Record (EPR)

The EPR is to become a central Pillar of the healthcare system. The Federal Council wants to further develop the EPR through targeted measures and increase the benefits for all. In future, a free EPR will be opened automatically for everyone.

Gesundheitsinformationen für Schutzsuchende aus der Ukraine

Health information for people who have fled Ukraine

Useful information on medical care, health insurance and other health topics in Ukrainian and other languages.


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Domestic violence: often underestimated

It happens out of sight but its impact is borne by us all: with more than 20,000 cases reported in Switzerland every year (and many more undocumented), domestic violence is a widespread problem that must be better addressed (available in German and French).

Obesity: a brain-related disorder

Obesity: a brain-related disorder

“Stigmatisation of people with obesity can only be countered by explaining to people that obesity is a disease”, says Prof. Katharina Timper (in German and French).

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Insurance supervision activity report now available

The report sets out the principles, findings and measures in the supervision of health and accident insurance for 2023. Selected legislative projects are also presented (available in German and French).

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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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