The Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP) specialises in the fields of public health research and training. It also provides services, in particular expert reports and evaluation projects on commission.
The IUMSP is part of the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) and of the University of Lausanne. It is also a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre.
Moreover, the Institute is a member of the School of Public Health of Southwest Switzerland, part of the Swiss School of Public Health.
To face future challenges optimally, the IUMSP has initiated an internal reorganisation and development process..