International Affairs Division

The International Affairs Division manages the FOPH’s international work. It represents Switzerland’s interests at international organisations, in particular the World Health Organization (WHO), working closely with our directorates. 

Nora Kronig Romero

Barbara Schedler Fischer
Head of International Affairs Division, Vice Director, Ambassador, Member of the Senior management (from 1 August 2024)

Further information

New Head of International Affairs Division

Bern, 15.4.2024 – From 1 August 2024, Barbara Schedler Fischer is to lead the International Affairs Division of the FOPH. As Vice Director, she will also be a member of senior management.

International relations

The FOPH represents Switzerland’s health-related interests abroad. Find out here about our cooperation with different international organisations, the European Union and other States.

Last modification 27.05.2024

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Federal Office of Public Health FOPH
International Affairs Division
Schwarzenburgstrasse 157
3003 Bern
Tel. +41 58 464 55 65

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