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  • DirectorAnne Lévy, Member of senior management
    • FOPH COVID-19 Task ForceChristine Kopp / Salome von Greyerz
    • Health and Accident InsuranceThomas Christen, Member of senior management
      • Health Insurance BenefitsKarin Schatzmann / Marc Schneider
        • Laboratory Tests and Medical Devicesvakant-vacant-vacante
        • Authorisation of PharmaceuticalsJörg Indermitte
        • Review of PharmaceuticalsAndrea Rizzi
        • Health Technology AssessmentStephanie Vollenweider
        • Benefits Legislationvakant-vacant-vacante
        • Medical ServicesStefan Otto / Claudia Scheuter
      • Tariffs and PrinciplesSandra Schneider
        • Data Management and StatisticsClaude Vuffray
        • Quality and ProcessesSarah Ott a.i.
        • Outpatient Tariffs and Service ProvidersBruno Fuhrer
        • Inpatient Tariffs and Service ProvidersVincent Koch
        • Secretariat Federal Quality CommissionMartine Reymond a.i.
      • Insurance SupervisionPhilipp Muri
        • AuditChristophe In-Albon
        • Operational SupervisionMarc Schmutz
        • Governance SupervisionPascal Perren
        • Premium and Solvency SupervisionEsther Schütz
        • Legal Supervision of Health InsuranceStefanie Mathis-Zerfass
        • Accident Insurance and Prevention, Military InsuranceCristoforo Motta
    • Public HealthAndrea Arz de Falco, Member of senior management
      • Health StrategiesSalome von Greyerz
        • Disease RegistryEmin Aghayev
        • National Health PolicyLea von Wartburg
        • Health EquityKarin Gasser / Serge Houmard
      • Prevention of Non-Communicable DiseasesRoy Salveter
        • Prevention StrategiesEva Bruhin
        • Scientific BasesAnnette Fahr
        • Policy Bases and ImplementationAdrian Gschwend
        • Health Promotion and PreventionPetra Baeriswyl / Kathrin Favero
        • Prevention in HealthcareAlberto Marcacci
        • Office Tobacco Control FundPeter Blatter
      • Communicable Diseasesvakant-vacant-vacante
        • Crisis Management and International RelationsPatrick Mathys
        • Notification SystemsAndreas Birrer
        • Epidem. Monitoring and AssessmentMirjam Mäusezahl / Marianne Jost
        • Strategies, Principles and ProgrammesHans Matter
        • Prevention and PromotionSimone Eigenmann
        • Vaccination Recommendations and Control MeasuresMark Witschi
        • Infection Control and Vaccination ProgrammesVirginie Masserey
      • BiomedicineMatthias Enderle
        • Human ResearchBrigitte Meier
        • Therapeutic Products LawDaniel Albrecht
        • TransplantationAlexandra Volz Wenger / Susanne Nyfeler
        • Biosafety, Human Genetics, Repro­ductive MedicineThomas Binz
    • Healthcare Professions and Consumer ProtectionRoland Charrière, Member of senior management
      • Radiation ProtectionSébastien Baechler
        • Non-Ionising Radiation and DosimetryEvelyn Stempfel
        • Radiological RiskDaniel Storch
        • Radiotherapy and Medical DiagnosticsPhilipp Trueb / Reto Treier
        • Ambient RadioactivitySybille Estier
        • Research Facilities and Nuclear MedicineNicolas Stritt
      • Chemical ProductsSteffen Wengert
        • Risk EvaluationMartine Bourqui-Pittet
        • BiocidesPierre Crettaz
        • Market Control and AdviceHeribert Bürgy
        • REACH and Risk ManagementBrunhilde Kolp Buchs
        • Indoor PollutantsRoger Waeber
      • Healthcare ProfessionsBernadette Häfliger Berger
        • Healthcare professions - PracticePriska Frey
        • Healthcare professions - DevelopmentDéborah Prisi
        • Healthcare Professions RegisterMaria Hodel / Daniel Herzog
      • Notification Authority for chemicalsMauro Schindler
    • Digital TransformationPeter Fischer a.i., Member of senior management
      • Digital HealthGian-Reto Grond
      • eHealth Suisse Competence and Coordination CentreAdrian Schmid
      • IT and GEVERBruno Blatter
    • Management ServicesBarbara Thévoz Lagast, Member of senior management
      • Political and Official AffairsPatrick Allemann
      • Language ServicesChristine Studer
      • Human ResourcesMyriam Ineichen Frank
      • Planning, Steering and Corporate DevelopmentChristoph Michel
      • Evaluation and ResearchHerbert Brunold
      • InnovationMichael Gabathuler
      • Finance and AccountsMarkus Stuber
      • Facility ManagementChristoph Jost
    • Communication and CampaignsGregor Lüthy, Member of senior management
      • Public Health Information and CampaignsAdrian Kammer
      • Communication and MediaKatrin Holenstein
    • International AffairsNora Kronig Romero, Member of senior management
      • Health SectionMartina Schwab / Rhena Forrer
      • EU and Neighbouring StatesRita Grünenfelder
    • Legal AffairsMichael Gerber, Member of senior management
      • Legal Area 1Markus Schlatter
      • Legal Area 2Amedeo Cianci
      • Legal Area 3vakant-vacant-vacante
      • Legal Area 4Catrin Walser
      • Legal Area Criminal ProceedingsMichael Burri

Key figures

Permanent posts as of December 2020

630 staff (254 full-time positions, 376 part-time positions – excl. fixed-term and temporary positions, apprentices, interns)

Global budget 2021

Approx. CHF 172 million

Ring-fenced funds

Approx. CHF 3.55 billion, of which CHF 3.0 billion is reserved for premium reductions in compulsory health insurance system and CHF 204 million for military insurance payments.

Last modification 29.01.2021

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