A joint SWISS TPH and IUMSP epidemiological management
The Federal Council has just agreed to the launch of the Human Biomonitoring project’s pilot study (large national cohort), which will last four years. Participants will be recruited at the CHUV and in Basle (Swiss TPH). The project is lead by the FOPH and the Swiss Biobanking Platform with a joint Swiss TPH and IUMSP epidemiological management.
The results of the first survey on integrated care in Switzerland have just come out
Initiated by the Forum Managed Care (FMC), the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP) and the Swiss Health Observatory (Obsan), the project presented in this report aims to provide a detailed list of all initiatives targeting the integration of healthcare, and active on the Swiss territory.
Why are you taller than me?
An international study, co-directed by the IUMSP and published by "Nature", paves the way towards precision medicine.
Poor socio-economic conditions kill as many people as obesity or tobacco smoking
A study, published by the Lancet and coordinated by a IUMSP team, reveals that socio-economic status is a major risk factor for health, just like obesity or diabetes.
We are pleased to announce that the 2016 IUMSP annual report is now online. To discover the IUMSP ‘s wealth of research, mandates and education activities, download the interactive pdf or browse it online.

Serving the health of the whole population

The Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP) specialises in the fields of public health research and training. It also provides services, in particular expert reports and evaluation projects on commission.
The IUMSP is part of the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) and of the University of Lausanne. It is also a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre.
Moreover, the Institute is a member of the School of Public Health of Southwest Switzerland, part of the Swiss School of Public Health.

Latest publications

Addor V, Jeannin A, Schwendimann R, F Jeanneret R. Journal Of Nursing Management 25 (2017) 318-325.
Bonaventure A, Harewood R, Stiller CA, et al. The Lancet. Haematology 4 (2017) e202-e217.
Cooper RS, Kaufman JS, Bovet P. Jama 317 (2017) 2017-2018.

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