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Swiss Confederation. Willkommen – Grüezi – Bonjour. Buongiorno – Allegra - Welcome. Geography. • area of 41,285 km 2. • population about 7.5 million. • population density of 182 people per km 2. • three topographical areas: the Swiss Alps, the Swiss plateau, the Jura mountains. History.

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Swiss Confederation

Willkommen – Grüezi – Bonjour

Buongiorno – Allegra - Welcome


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Geography

• area of 41,285 km2

• population about 7.5 million

• population density of 182 people per km2

• three topographical areas: the Swiss Alps,

the Swiss plateau, the Jura mountains


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History

• 1291 – three forest cantons of

Uri, Schwyz, and Unterwalden

Signed the Federal Charter

Federal Charter of 1291

• 1353 – join of cantons of Glarus and Zug,

and the cities of Lucerne, Zürich and Berne

• 1499 – independence from the Holy Roman

Empire


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History

• 1506 – Pope Julius II engaged the Swiss

Guart to serve the Vatican

• 1849 – Federal Constitution

• 1920 – Switzerland joined the League of

Nations, and 1964 Council of Europe

• 2002 – full member of the United Nations


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Politics

• Federation of relatively

autonomous 26 cantons

• primary seat of power –

bicameral Swiss Parlament

Federal Palace in Bern

• Federal Council – Counsil of States and

National Council

• direct democracy


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Cantons

• 26 cantons

• their populations vary between

15,000 (Appenzell Innerrhoden)

And 1´253´500 (Zürich)

Wintertime view of Sent,

Graubünden

• canton areas vary between 37 km2 (Basel-

Stadt) and 7´105 km2 (Graubünden)

• enclaves: Büsingen (Germany), Campione

d‘Italia (Italy)


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Cities

• biggest city Zürich

367,000 people

Zürich agglomeration 1,080,000 people

The second most popular city of the

world! (2005)

• Genf – 185,000 people

• Basel – 166,000 people

• Bern, capital of Switzerland – 127,000 people


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Tourismus

• 74 mountains over 4,000 m

• the highest mountain – Dufour

4634 m

Matterhorn

• the best known – Matterhorn 4478 m

• the biggest sea – Genfer Sea 580,03 km2

• culture, museums, theatres …


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Basel

Middle Bridge in Basel

• ca. 120 B.C. – keltic settlement at Rhein

• 374 – first mention of name Basilia

• 1501 – join to Swiss Confederation

• first Swiss university – foundation in 1460

• these days – an important cultural, economic,

and scientific place in the North Switzerland


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Medical Care

• population about 7´500´000

• active physicians 28´250 → 1 : 265

• active orthopaedic surgeons 660 → 1 : 11´364

• active general surgeons 1´030 → 1 : 7´282


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Medical Education

  • • 5 universities

  • Basel, founded in 1459

  • Bern, founded in 1834

  • Lausanne, founded in 1537

  • Geneva, founded in 1559

  • Zurich, founded in 1833

• medical school: numerus clausus, access by

exam, 6 years (5th year = practicals)

• starting next year: bachelor 3 years,

master 2 years


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Medical Education

• final exam 2005: 620 medical students

• 2005: 45% males, 55% females

• 2000: 56% males, 44% females

  • • 2005: intention to specialize in

  • general practioner 7%

  • surgery 9%

  • internal medicine 16%

  • gynaecology 7%

  • orthopaedics 6%


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Orthopaedics

  • • Postgraduate formation in

  • orthopedics – 6 years

  • 1 year university hospital

  • 2 years traumatology

  • 1 year general surgery mandatory

• Basic exam: after 2 years

  • • Final exam:

  • written: multiple choice

  • oral practical: cadaver, arthroscopy, clinical cases,

  • examiners cases, 4 x 2 examiners in 1 day


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Orthopaedics

• Orthopaedic residents: ~ 180

• Board certification annually: ~ 30

• originating from foreign countries: 66%

(for all specialities: 33%)

  • • working orthopaedic specialists 660

  • 1/3 full time in public hospitals

  • 2/3 in private office with affiliation to private hospitals

• so far only 33 = 5% female board certified

orthopaedic specialists


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Medical Care

• all specialities: ~ 4150 (= 15%) physicians

with foreign origin working in Switzerland

• 3´400 from EU/EFTA countries

• 2´500 from Germany

• 250 from France

• 250 from Italy


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Health Expenses 2004


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Medical Care


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Liability Claims 1982 – 2004

handled by Foederatio Medicorum Helviticorum

• Orthopaedic surgery

• General surgery

• Gynaecology/Obstetrics

• Internal medicine

• Aesthetic/Reconstructive

surgery

525

764

354

195

121

Yes

34%

34%

37%

28%

22%

No

66%

66%

63%

72%

78%


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Thank You very much


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