Maternity hospital extension
On 1 September 2017, the Maternity hospital extension was inaugurated in the presence of the authorities. This date marks the completion of a vast project that began 15 years earlier.
Accordages : new consultation
Christened Accordages (FR), a consultation has been created to provide childcare guidance for parents of babies aged between 0 and 6 months who are finding it difficult to cope with their new responsibilities.
Whooping cough vaccine
The vaccination for whooping cough, a highly contagious respiratory disease, is recommended as part of children’s routine immunisation. Unfortunately, immunity weakens over time. Which is why a booster is recommended for teenagers and adults.
The largest Maternity hospital in Switzerland is growing
2015 marked the end of the structural work on the third stage of the new Maternity hospital. This final phase marks the end of the expansion of this Geneva Maternity hospital, which started in 2006, financed by investment funds voted by the Grand Council.
Making breastfeeding easier
For fifteen years, the HUG Maternity hospital has held the label of Baby Friendly Hospital, awarded by UNICEF and the WHO. This label has allowed some 50,000 babies to enjoy the benefits of breastfeeding.