The Swiss Society of Health Economics (sggö) has been established under Article 60 ff. of the Swiss Civil Code with seat domiciled at the president’s registered residence.
sggö aims to foster the promotion of science, research and scientific consultancy in health economics. This includes communication and cooperation between various agents active within the health system, interdisciplinary and scientific exchange among specialist groups, associations and institutions. sggö can organize courses, seminars, workshops, further education, research projects and conferences in health economics as well as grant awards and prizes.
sggö will inform the public about health economic insights and represent them vis-à-vis Swiss parliaments and governments.
sggö communicates with other, national and international health economics associations and public health associations.
The governing bodies of the Association are:
A General Assembly
The Board is composed of at least 5 members who are elected by the General Assembly for a duration of two years. The board constitutes itself except for the president who is elected by the Assembly. The board is quorate provided at least three members are present. The board is summoned to convene if the President or the Members of the Board request it. The President has the casting vote if required.
The Board can set up committees and delegate individual duties to these. These committees are subject to the supervision of the Board’s supervision.
The Board is composed of:
2 or more further members
It is possible for Board members to execute multiple functions.
The admission and exclusion of members;
The Board represents the Society publically. The joint signatures of the President and a Board member are legally binding.
C Finance Committee
The Society’s funds consist mainly of membership fees and other grants.
The Society’s accrued liabilities shall be met exclusively from its funds. The Society’s members shall carry no personal liability for its financial responsibilities.
These bylaws were approved by the Founders’ Assembly on November 24, 2016, thereby coming immediately into force.