Switzerland has an extremely well developed health care system which upholds the principles of universality and equality through means such as compulsory health insurance. In 2013, Switzerland and WHO signed a country cooperation strategy, highlighting opportunities and challenges for stronger cooperation between the country and the WHO Secretariat.

Ministry of health

Federal Department of Home Affairs
Inselgasse 1
Bern CH-3003
Tel.: +41 313227901
Fax: +41 3132279 01

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Estimated life expectancy (as of 2011)

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