Social situation and hospitalisation in Switzerland

Individuals with a low education level, limited social resources and a lack of labour market integration have an increased risk of being admitted to hospital. Why are the strongest effects observed for diabetes, COPD and mental disorders?

Obsan Report 11/2020

The National Health Report 2020

«Health in Switzerland – Children, Youth and Young Adults»
The National Health Report 2020 has been published (in German and French, summary in Italian).

The Swiss Health Care System

Obsan has updated the country profile Switzerland of the Commonwealth Fund. This profile as well as an overview of 19 other health systems can be found here:

The Swiss Health Care System

Publications in English

Obsan Report 11/2020
Lucy Bayer-Oglesby, Nicole Bachmann, Andrea Zumbrunn
Obsan Bulletin 8/2016
Véronique Addor, René Schwendimann, Jacques-Antoine Gauthier, Boris Wernli, Dalit Jäckel, Adeline Paignon
How many health professionals will the Swiss healthcare system need by 2030?
Hélène Jaccard Ruedin, France Weaver