The Federal Commission for Sexual Health (FCSH) is an extra-parliamentary commission which provides the Federal Council and the federal administration with strategic and political advice in the fight against HIV/AIDs and other sexually transmitted infections (STI).
The FCSH – the new FCAI
The Federal Commission for Sexual Health took up its duties on 1st January 2012. It succeeded the Federal Commission for AIDs-related Issues (FCAI) founded in 1988.
The FCSH, a national advisory body
The main task of the Commission is to advise the Federal Council, the Federal Department of the Interior (FDI) and the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) on strategic questions in regard to the fight against HIV/AIDs and other STIs, as well as the application of the NPHS.
Organisation by subject
The FCSH is formed of working groups on specific subjects so as to better fulfil its responsibilities.
The FCSH is interdisciplinary and composed of 15 members at most.
These members are experts in the fields of HIV/AIDs, other sexually transmissible infections and sexual health.
Last modification 20.12.2018