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..
Since 1 January 2019, the activities of the Policlinique médicale universitaire, the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, the Institut universitaire romand de santé au travail and the association Promotion santé Vaud, are gathered within the Center for Primary Care and Public Health (Unisanté), University of Lausanne, Switzerland. The implementation shall take place gradually until 30 April 2019. (https://www.unisante.ch/)
Unisanté – Département épidémiologie et systèmes de santé (DESS)
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