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The FOPH safeguards the health of the public, develops Swiss healthcare policy, and works for an effective and affordable healthcare system. Here you’ll find important news from the broad range of different fields in which we operate, from preventive care and the treatment of disease to mandatory health insurance and the current healthcare debate.

Latest issue of «spectra»

In Switzerland some 500 000 people suffer from a rare disease. The National Rare Disease Policy is intended to support affected patients and their relatives with their most important concerns.

Latest issue of «spectra»

The current issue is dedicated to the topic of equality of opportunity. It features the following themes: National Programme on Migration and Health (2002–2017), research on factors, which produce inequality in health opportunities as well as measures for fighting inequality.

Use of antibiotics – only if necessary

Talking about antibiotic resistance – this is the aim of the International Antibiotic Awareness Week from 13 to 19 November 2017.

SmokeFree: it always makes sense to stop smoking

The SmokeFree campaign has chosen the slogan “I am stronger” to reflect the fact that you have to be strong to quit smoking. Just how strong is shown in a TV commercial featuring a man tearing a telephone book in half.

Latest issue of «spectra»

Addiction and risk behavior have always been a phenomenon in society. The new issue gives some insight into the current discussions in the prevention of addictions and the new National Strategy Addictions (2017-2024).

Latest issue of «spectra»

The new issue is presenting the outcomes of the National Prevention Programmes on the risk factors alcohol, tobacco, nutrition and physical activity as well as the Package of Drug-Related Measures that drew to a close at the end of 2016, and it takes a look into the future.

Latest issue of «spectra»

The new issue is presenting the outcomes of the National Prevention Programmes on the risk factors alcohol, tobacco, nutrition and physical activity as well as the Package of Drug-Related Measures that drew to a close at the end of 2016, and it takes a look into the future.

National Vaccination Strategy

It is possible to protect the general public even more effectively against infectious diseases. To achieve this goal, the Federal Council has adopted a National Vaccination Strategy (NVS) designed to optimise vaccine protection.

Strategy Addictions

In order to reinforce the prevention of addictions, the Federal Council approved the measures plan of the National Strategy Addictions 2017-2024. Its purpose is to prevent addictions and to provide early support to at-risk individuals.

Prevention campaign LOVE LIFE

The new LOVE LIFE prevention campaign focuses on change in sexual partners, which can increase the risk of catching HIV or another sexually transmitted infection (STI).

Consultation sur la politique-cadre européenne pour les services de santé intégrés

Berne, 05.2016 - La Région Europe de l'OMS développe une nouvelle politique-cadre européenne pour les services de santé intégrés. Lors de la conférence de consultation finale, le projet de ce document a été présenté aux partenaires

Politique suisse en matière de drogue

Berne, 04.2016 - Depuis le début des années 1990, la Suisse applique le « modèle des quatre piliers » dans sa politique en matière de drogue. Cette approche pluridimensionnelle implique la prévention, thérapie, réduction des risques ainsi que répression et régulation du marché.

HiT Health System Review on Switzerland

Berne, 11.2015 - Dans le cadre de sa série Health Systems in Transition (HiT), le European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies publie régulièrement des rapports pour les pays de la région européenne de l’OMS, ainsi que certains Etats de l’OCDE.

Response to the Antimicrobial Resistance Threat

Berne, 09.2015 - The escalating problem of Antimicrobial Resistance is a serious threat to global public health. Treating microorganism infections has become increasingly difficult, clinical outcomes are getting worse, healthcare and social costs continue rising.

La Chine et la Suisse signent un accord bilatéral

Berne, 02.2015 - Le conseiller fédéral Alain Berset et Zhang Yong, le ministre de l’Administration chinoise de l’alimentation et du médicament (CFDA), ont signé un accord portant sur les produits alimentaires, les médicaments, les dispositifs médicaux et les cosmétiques.

Health Care Lessons from Switzerland

Berne, 09.2013 - Étude „Health Care Lessons from Switzerland"qui a été publiée par l'Institut Fraser, Canada.

Last modification 13.07.2018

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