A wide range

The Swiss Health Observatory (Obsan) provides a wide range of services. Obsan's staff provide advice to clients. They assist in interpreting the monitoring findings of data analyses and other results from Obsan projects.

Current and comprehensive publications and indicators

Obsan publishes its analyses in the form of reports, bulletins and as indicator monitoring documents. All publications can be consulted on Obsan's website free of charge. A newsmail and press releases provide information about new publications.

Scientifically competent analyses

Obsan compiles analyses on specific issues. These may be national, cantonal, regional or population-related. The analyses provide the basis for evaluations, planning and decisions made by policy makers in the health sector.

Database evaluations

Obsan has access to the most important Swiss databases in the areas of the health of the population and health care. At the request of its clients, Obsan offers individual evaluations of these databases.

Statistical support in planning

In cooperation with the cantons, Obsan develops the statistical bases for health care sector planning. In this way, it supports its clients in providing health care to the population.

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