The Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) is part of the Federal Department of Home Affairs. Along with the cantons it is responsible for public health in Switzerland and for developing national health policy. As the national health authority, the FOPH also represents Switzerland's interests in the field of health in international organisations and with respect to other countries.

4 datasets found

  • Tick bite model 2018

    Geography, Health

    The “Tick bite model 2018” shows the local risk of being bitten by a tick in mild and damp weather conditions in early summer. It is based on the tick potential risk from the pr...

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  • TBE: recommendation of vaccination

    Geography, Health

    Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is an infectious disease that is caused by the TBE virus and can give rise to meningitis. The disease is transmitted via bites from infected ticks....

    • ZIP
  • Side of tick bite reported for tick-borne encephalitis (TBE), Switzerland, 20...

    Geography, Health

    Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is an infectious viral disease transmitted by ticks, which is subject to a statutory duty to report. This map shows in orange the communes in which...

    • ZIP
  • Borreliosis / Lyme disease

    Geography, Health

    The pathogen that causes borreliosis or Lyme disease is the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. It is generally transmitted to humans by infected ticks which suck human blood. A Bor...

    • ZIP
    • SERVICE