Most people know how to improve their physical health – for example, through a healthy diet and daily exercise. It is also known that a positive environment and a good work atmosphere contribute to good health. Mental health, on the other hand, is ra ...
Digital media are omnipresent in the world today – and that applies to children too. They experience how adults communicate via the Internet, obtain information online and use digital media for entertainment. But they also consume online content them ...
The new Health Guide provides information about prevention, health insurance and medical care. It explains the rights and duties of patients and the legal basis of the healthcare system. It also contains information about important medical facilities ...
Most common cancer symptoms in women.
(cancer screening in the canton of Vaud)
The most common cancer symptoms amongst men.
(cancer screening in the canton of Vaud)
In our video, refugees receive information why the consumption of alcohol is associated with health risks.
This brochure is for you! It provides information about various topics concerning sexual and reproductive health. The first chapter is dedicated to sexual rights, which are derived from human rights. They are the basis of how we deal with sexual heal ...
When, where and how do I have to test and who covers the costs?
Are you not sure whether to have a coronavirus test or how to do it?
Look through the diagram to see what to do. A test can make sense if you have symptoms, but also if you do not.
Medical contact point for undocumented migrants in the Canton of Zurich.
What is female genital cutting? Where is it practised? How does it affect health? What does the law in Switzerland say about it? Where can I get help? The Network against Female Genital Cutting provides information and advice to affected migrants. The information is available in several languages.
What can you do if you are subjected to domestic or sexual abuse? Who helps abuse victims in Switzerland?
Victims of physical or psychological violence can contact Victim Support throughout Switzerland.
Dr. Gay promotes the well-being of gay, bi & queer men through community-based prevention work. We are an inclusive service: we offer our services to the trans community as well. Dr. Gay answers questions about (safer) sex, homosexuality, coming out, ...
Do you know someone who has recently arrived in the canton of Jura? Let them know about this brochure! It has a range of weblinks to institutions and associations in the region.
The brochure designed for migrants contains basic information about the topic of female genital mutilation. It covers medical issues and provides information about the relevant legislation in Switzerland.
The Federal Office for Public Health website Medic-Help Asyl provides asylum-seekers with information about the major infectious diseases, mental-health problems and pregnancy, together with support services and health promotion measures. The informa ...
Tobacco causes addiction very quickly. Tobacco damages the health regardless of how it is taken: cigarettes, chewing, snuff etc.
Parents are role models and that is also the case when it comes to smoking.
Digital media are omnipresent in the world today – and that particularly applies to adolescents. They have grown up with smartphones and the Internet, and use the opportunities they provide quite naturally. Nevertheless, it is important that they are ...
The video explains why medications can also harm, must be prescribed by a doctor, should not be given to children and where those affected can get help.
The portal contains health information in 56 languages. The brochures, guides, films and training materials can be downloaded free of charge and ordered online. They cover a broad range of topics: addiction, allergies, back pain, depression, pregnancy and vaccinations.
Like adults, children and adolescents, occasionally suffer from complaints such as headaches, stomach pains or insomnia. When treating them, medicines should be used with the utmost care to prevent addiction.