9th May 2022

Presentation of first results

At the beginning of May, Sophie K. Brandt presented the first results of the online survey among health professionals at the Drei-Länder-Tagung des VFWG – Fachtagung für Gesundheitsberufe and the Swiss Nursing Congress 2022.

25th April 2022

More research on population preferences regarding future healthcare

With the monitor Data Society and Solidarity, the Sanitas Health Insurance Foundation commissions a survey every year that examines the lives and behaviour of people in Switzerland in the context of digitalisation. Similar to the Health2040 project, questions about solidarity and the use of health data are also addressed. More information can be found here.

12th October 2021

Online articles about Obsan Report

Our Obsan Report has been met with widespread interest. Several institutions have reported on the Obsan Report online. For example, the Sprectra of the FOPH, medinside, praktischArzt and the University of Lucerne.

14th September 2021

Obsan Report on attitudes and preferences of the population published

The results of the population survey are published in a report issued by the Swiss Health Observatory (Obsan). The report is intended to help the Federal Government, the cantons and other institutions in the Swiss health system to take the attitudes and preferences of the population into account in their planning, decision-making and actions.

8th September 2021

Research stay at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam

Starting in September, Zora Föhn will spend a research stay with Prof. Dr. Esther de Bekker-Grob at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Esther de Bekker-Grob is Professor of Health Economics and Health Preferences at the Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management. The research stay is funded by a mobility grant from the Graduate Academy of the University of Lucerne.

26th August 2021

Scientific outreach

Zora Föhn and Sophie K. Brandt presented their research work at the Swiss Public Health Conference on 25th and 26th August 2021 in Bern.

More information about the conference can be found here.

18th June 2021

"We are currently very well positioned": Local newspaper reports on master's thesis

The local newspaper Frutigländer reports on the results of Joana Tanner's master's thesis and what opportunities are available to the municipality of Adelboden to meet the future challenges in the health sector.

The article, published in German, can be accessed here (Copyright: Frutigländer).

3rd December 2020

Sophie K. Brandt wins PhD-Grant 2020 awarded by the Foundation for Physiotherapy Science

The Foundation for Physiotherapy Science awarded Sophie K. Brandt its research award for her PhD project. The Foundation Board was particularly impressed by the relevance of the topic to professional policy, the interprofessional aspects, and the methodological quality of the research project. Sophie K. Brandt and the entire Health2040 team would like to thank the Foundation for the appreciation of their research work.

Presentation Link

26th October 2020

2nd International CNHW Conference 2021

Effective measures to keep our treasures – How to care for health professionals and family caregivers

On the 29th and 30th of April 2021, the Competence Network Health Workforce (CNHW) of the Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences in Health, will host its 2nd International Conference. Due to Covid-19 the conference will take place online.

25th September 2020

"Health concerns us all": Local newspaper reports on master's thesis

The local newspaper Frutigländer reports on Joana Tanner's ongoing master's thesis, taking up not only on current challenges in the healthcare sector but also on the situation in the municipality of Adelboden.

The article, published in German, can be accessed here (Copyright: Frutigländer).