The doctor shortage and surplus in Switzerland

Switzerland may be above average when it comes to numbers of doctors per inhabitants, but there's a big disparity between Swiss cities and the countryside. Basel City has the highest number of specialists while canton Uri has among the lowest.

This content was published on December 12, 2012 minutes

Articles in this story

In compliance with the JTI standards

In compliance with the JTI standards

More: SWI certified by the Journalism Trust Initiative

Contributions under this article have been turned off. You can find an overview of ongoing debates with our journalists here. Please join us!

If you want to start a conversation about a topic raised in this article or want to report factual errors, email us at

Share this story

Change your password

Do you really want to delete your profile?