The Swiss Health Observatory (Obsan) provides reliable, independent analyses of the health system in Switzerland for the Confederation and the cantons.
"nurses at work": Who is staying in the profession and who is leaving?
A major study conducted in the country's three regions asked health professionals their reasons for staying in or for leaving the health sector. This factsheet describes the study's approach and presents the main findings.
The health care system geared towards chronic diseases
The Swiss health care system is confronted with major challenges in order to best cope with the greatly increasing numbers of chronically ill persons. The National Health Report 2015 outlines constructive measures for optimisation and steps that have already been taken. Furthermore the National Health Report provides an up-to-date picture of the Swiss population's health by evaluating a large number of health-related indicators covering the whole life span.