SWITZERLAND: Center for Primary Care and Public Health

Member since: 1 January 2019

Contact person:

Prof. Irina Guseva Canu

Member address:

Biopôle, Route de la Cornche, 2 CH-1066 Epalinges-Lausanne Switzerland

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About Unisanté

The overall mission of Unisanté is to promote and improve the health of individuals and populations in their environment, regardless of their socio-economic status, through prevention, ambulatory care and public health measures in an academic setting.

The Department of Occupational and Environmental Health (DSTE) aims to promote working environments and conditions favourable to individuals, the economy and society. It provides services to companies to support them in their health management projects and offers specialised consultations related to professional activity and the environment.

It also conducts applied research in the field of occupational and environmental health and provides pre- and post-graduate training for occupational health actors and specialists.

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