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Swiss healthcare More women in medicine, but not at the top

More women are entering the medical field in Switzerland but gender diversity in top ranks is still lacking.

This content was published on March 20, 2019 3:48 PM

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‘Papyrus’ project Geneva to regularise 3,500 clandestine immigrants

Around 3,500 undocumented migrants living in Geneva are expected to be regularised under the ‘Papyrus’ scheme launched in 2015.

healthcare costs Initiative launched to cap health insurance premiums

A people’s initiative wants health insurance premiums to not exceed 10% of income with the balance paid for by the state.

Working conditions Survey: one in two care workers wants to quit

Almost 50% of staff working in care professions in Switzerland want to leave their jobs, according to report by trade union Unia.

This content was published on February 16, 2019 6:33 PM

Advances Swiss cancer research yields breast-saving fat, better detection

The incidence of breast cancer in Switzerland is high, but research offers hope – especially the finding that cancer cells can be converted into fat.

Right to die EXIT reports over 1,200 assisted suicides in 2018

The Swiss assisted suicide organisation EXIT helped a total of 1,204 people end their lives in 2018.

This content was published on February 12, 2019 11:22 AM