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.

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Member States to reflect on 10 years of progress in public health and set health priorities for Europe at RC69

On 16–19 September 2019, health ministers and high-level representatives of the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region, along with partner organizations and civil society, will gather for the 69th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe (RC69).

Ministry of health

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