Happy new year!
The IUMSP team wishes you a very happy new year! May 2017 be active, imaginative, and true to the ambitions of Public Health.
Leenaards Price 2016 given to a new IUMSP study
Yves Henchoz, a member of the Health Services Unit (USS), was recognized for his project " Evolution de la qualité de vie dans la population âgée : Autant en emporte le temps ? "
Foundation for Social and Preventive Medicine Prize Award
Mr. Clemens Bloetzer, MD, will receive the Prize of the Foundation for Social and Preventive Medicine during the Opening Ceremony of courses and awards from the Faculty of Biology and Medicine (FBM)
A century of worldwide trends in adult human height
A worldwide study on the human height trend over the last 100 years, to which IUMSP researchers have contributed, reveals that Latvian women and Dutch men are the tallest. Moreover, women born in Guatemala and men from East Timor were the shortest.
The study showing an impact of urban environment on weight in Lausanne has been awarded
A journal article written by various scientists, including Murielle Bochud, Fred Paccaud and Silvia Stringhini of IUMSP, was selected as one of the "Best Swiss Articles of the Year 2015" by the Swiss Society of Cardiology.

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..

Latest publications

Henry V, Vettori A, Gschwend E, Von Stokar T, Gervasoni J-P, Dubois-Arber F. Lausanne, Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et préventive (IUMSP), 2017, (Raisons de santé 267).
Barrense-Dias Y, Surís J-C, Akré C. Lausanne, Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et préventive (IUMSP), 2017, (Raisons de santé 269).
Child: Care, Health And Development 43 (2017) 152-155.
                         

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