'Health & Poverty' conference

'Health & Poverty' conference - The BFH Centre for Social Security regularly stages the national conference 'Health & Poverty'. This one-day event provides a platform for specialists and interested parties to explore and exchange views on the subject of unequal health opportunities in Switzerland. The event is supported by the following sponsors as well as the BFH.

  • Federal Office for Health
  • Federal Social Insurance Office
  • Caritas Switzerland
  • Forum for the Integration of Migrants
  • Health Promotion Switzerland
  • Health and Welfare Administration of the Canton of Berne
  • Conference of Cantonal Social Directors
  • Public Health Switzerland
  • Swiss Association for General Internal Medicine
  • Swiss Association for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
  • Swiss Conference of Cantonal Health Directors
  • Swiss Conference for Social Welfare
  • Swiss Association of Midwives
  • Swiss Red Cross
  • City and Canton of Bern


The last conference took place on 24 June 2016.
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Bern University of Applied Sciences

BFH Centre for Social Security

Hallerstrasse 10

CH-3012 Bern

T +41 31 848 36 80


Prof. Dr. Martin Wild-Näf

Head of the BFH Centre

T +41 31 848 36 52



Prof. Tobias Fritschi

Deputy Head of the BFH Centre

T +41 31 848 36 84