Departmental research & evaluation

The FOPH and its partners rely on insights, knowledge and information to orient their actions and formulate and implement effective health policy. Find out here how the knowledge base provided by the federal administration’s research, monitoring and evaluation services helps ensure optimum care and medical services for the public in Switzerland. 

Evaluation in the FOPH

Evaluation assesses the value and benefit of health policy measures.

Monitoring in the FOPH

Monitoring observes and highlights changes and trends in the area of health.

Research in the FOPH

Research provides the FOPH with knowledge that is useful for guiding its decisions and practices.