Public Information
Public Information

Health information for asylum seekers

Website with health information for asylum-seekers and nursing staff

Titelbild Gesundheitsinfo Asylsuchende EN
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 information was developed for asylum-seekers in reception and procedure centres and for asylum centres. It is available in 37 different languages.

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 information was developed for asylum-seekers in reception and procedure centres and for asylum centres. It is available in 37 different languages.

Also interesting

Public Information
Health Guide to Switzerland

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 and a…

19 languages
Publications for professionals

Seit 2015 erleben Europa und die Schweiz eine Zunahme von Flüchtlingen. Auch bei Flüchtlingen dürfen die Hausärztinnen und Hausärzte meist von bekannten, alltäglichen Infektionen ausgehen. Wichtig zu betonen: Für die einheimische Bevölkerung besteht aktuel…

2 languages
Public Information
The Sui App

"Sui" stands for «Selbsthilfe, Unterstützung, Informationen» (in English: self-help, support, information). The app is aimed at people who are new to Switzerland (e.g. refugees or other newcomers). It contains information about life in Switzerland, on topi…

3 languages