In order to perform its various tasks efficiently and professionally, the FOPH is divided into various directorates and divisions. Find out all you need to know about the activities of the Health and Accident Insurance, Health Policy, Public Health and Consumer Protection Directorates, and the tasks of the Management Services, Communication and Campaigns, International Affairs, Legal Affairs and Resource Management Divisions.
The Health and Accident Insurance Directorate is responsible for authorising services and service providers, setting tariffs and shaping health insurance systems to the legislative specifications of parliament and the Federal Council.
The International Affairs Division conducts the international work of the FOPH and represents Switzerland's interests in international organisations, in particular the World Health Organisation. It cooperates closely with the FOPH directorates.