Federal Office of Public Health

Federal Office of Public Health
(German) Bundesamt für Gesundheit
(French) Office fédéral de la santé publique
(Italian) Ufficio federale della sanità pubblica
(Romansh) Uffizi federal da sanadad publica
Agency overview
Jurisdiction Federal administration of Switzerland
Headquarters Liebefeld
Minister responsible
Parent agency Federal Department of Home Affairs
Website www.bag.admin.ch

The Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) is the Swiss federal government’s centre for public health and a part of the Swiss Federal Department of Home Affairs. In addition to developing national health policy, it also represents the interests of its country within international health organizations such as OECD or WHO. As of December 2014, FOPH employs 544 persons (443 full-time job equivalents). The 2015 budget was 193 million Swiss francs.[1]

Directorates, divisions and units

The Federal Office of Public Health is headed by its director Pascal Strupler. The organisation is as follows:[2]

Notes and references

  1. "The FOPH". Retrieved 2 March 2016.
  2. "Organisation". Retrieved 2 March 2016.

External links

Coordinates: 46°55′45.5″N 7°25′22.8″E / 46.929306°N 7.423000°E / 46.929306; 7.423000

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