Health Promotion Switzerland is a foundation that initiates, promotes and carries out activities in the interest of public health. It unites federal and cantonal authorities, insurance companies, the Swiss Accident Insurance Fund (SUVA), medical professionals, scientists, specialist healthcare associations, as well as other organisations. Together, they work to promote health and improve the quality of life.
Our three strategic goals
The foundation uses proven methods to carry out its mandate and concentrates on specific areas for maximum impact. It focuses on public health issues and supplements the efforts made by other institutions. Health Promotion Switzerland's long-term strategy centres on the following areas:
- Strengthening health promotion and prevention
- Healthy body weight
- Mental health / stress, focusing on workplace health promotion
The foundation initiates, coordinates and evaluates measures for health promotion and disease prevention in accordance with Article 19 of the Swiss Federal Health Insurance Act KVG.