Sexually transmitted diseases

The HUG Gynecology Division informs, screens, and treats women and girls who have sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

If detected in time, most STDs are cured. Untreated, they can have serious consequences, such as infertility, extrauterine pregnancies, and chronic pain, and they significantly increase the risk of HIV infection. In Switzerland, it is estimated that more than 50% of cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea affect women 15 to 24 years of age.


The HUG Gynecology Division informs women and girls about different contraceptive methods and advises them about the best strategy for their situation.

Contraception: answers to your questions

Do you want to start a method of contraception? Or change it?Are you wondering about the risks of the pill?Do you want to know more about contraceptive implants?Are you looking for the method that is best for your situation, simplest and most effective?Do you need emergency contraception?


State-of-the-art care for women’s cancers

The HUG Gynecology Division has state-of-the-art expertise for the treatment of women with breast cancer or a gynecological cancer, such as:

Termination of pregnancy

The HUG Gynecology Division welcomes all women and girls seeking termination of a pregnancy.

When faced with an unexpected or unwanted pregnancy, the physicians and nursing staff of the office support you, listen to you, and support you in your approach and your choice so that you can exercise your rights and terminate the pregnancy in the best possible conditions.


Termination of a pregnancy is an intimate and personal procedure, which essentially is about you.


Electrocardiography (ECG) is a graphical representation of the electrical activity of the heart.

 To perform this examination, care providers place electrodes on your chest, connected to a device.

This examination is painless.




I have had a fall or I was in a traffic accident, what should I do?

After a fall or accident, consult a physician quickly. The baby is normally well protected in its natural environment, but a check-up is necessary.

Under certain special circumstances, it will be necessary to hospitalize you for 24 hours to monitor you.