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.
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.
Why are you taller than me?
An international study, co-directed by the IUMSP and published by "Nature", paves the way towards precision medicine.

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.
To face future challenges optimally, the IUMSP has initiated an internal reorganisation and development process..


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