Health and environment

Transdisciplinary research

As the pressure on our ecosystems increases, we will be faced with more and more new viruses and bacteria. Zoonoses (epidemics affecting animals) - diseases that pass from animals to humans - are closely linked to human epidemics, hence the interest of our institute in the One Health and Global Health movement, which seeks to combine the research work of biologists, ecologists, urban planners and health scientists. This multisectoral approach will be the sine qua non condition for the implementation of tomorrow's public policies.



An osteopathic research project with infants

The School of Health Sciences Fribourg has contributed to the first international pragmatic clinical trial assessing osteopathic care. The CUTIEs Trial was designed to investigate the effectiveness of the manual components of osteopathic care in reducing crying times in unsettled infants.

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