Federal Office of Public Health FOPH

Federal Office of Public Health FOPH

Federal Office of Public Health FOPH  
Affiliation: Federal Department of Home Affairs
Politics - May 20
Federal Councillor Alain Berset opened the 72nd World Health Assembly (WHA) today in Geneva. Adoption of the biennial budget for 2020-2021 as well as universal health coverage with better access to medical services will be the focus of the Assembly, which will last from 20 to 28 May 2019.
Health - May 15

The Federal Council intends to take action in six key areas of international health policy, including sustainable healthcare, global health governance and protection against global health risks.

Health - Nov 9, 2018

Bern, 09.11.2018 - Maintaining the effectiveness of antibiotics for humans and animals, and combating resistance - these are the two main objectives of the national Strategy on Antibiotic Resistance (StAR) which is being implemented by the federal authorities in partnership with physicians, pharmacists, veterinarians and farmers.

Health - Oct 18, 2018

Bern, 18.10.2018 - Prevention and early detection are central to effective control of communicable diseases and their vectors, such as mosquitoes. To strengthen cooperation between public health, animal health, agriculture and the environment, Switzerland has created the One Health interdisciplinary platform.

Pharmacology - Mar 14

From 14 to 15 March 2018, Switzerland took part in the ministerial segment of the 62nd session of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna. Switzerland is a member of the Commission during the 2018-21 period.

Agronomy - Oct 30, 2018

Neuchâtel, 30.10.2018 - (FSO) - In 2017, 85% of the Swiss population aged 15 or over felt that they were in good health. 27% were smokers. This figure was lower than in 1992 but just as high as in 2007.

Health - Jul 4

Lors de l'introduction du nouveau régime de financement des soins, la contribution des assureurs maladie aux prestations de soins n'était pas assez élevée. Elle doit donc être adaptée et sera augmentée de 83 millions de francs.

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