Ministère chargé la Santé
Diagram of the ministry's organization, press
campaign, news .The official weekly bulletin (BOH, Bulletin
officiel hebdomadaire entitled "Solidarité-santé" or "Solidarity
– Health") is now online. It contains all texts published in the
Journal Officiel: laws, orders, decrees and decisions, as well
as unpublished documents (memos, instructions...). The BOH's
contents mainly concern social policy, health, national health
insurance, information on populations, immigration,
repatriation, and urban policy.
Attached to the Ministry of health website, this
internet space presents surveys, publications and statistical
data produced by the Directorate of research, studies,
evaluation and statistics (“Etudes et Résultats”, “Documents de
travail”, reports and books, regional publications). It also
provides access to the main sources of health and social data,
FINESS, as well as local data. It presents major investigations
conducted by Drees, classified by themes. National Health
Accounts and Social Security Accounts, the hospital system's
budget, STATISS: socio-health indicators by region and
department - geographical subdivision of a region -
(demographics, causes of death, medical facilities and
equipment, hospitalization, provisions for the elderly, child
health policy, social security beneficiaries)
Ministère chargé du travail
Information about the ministry, updates, projects
by subject, publications and statistical studies, key figures on
labor and employment.
The Commissariat général à la stratégie et à la
prospective is an organisation working directly under the
direction of the Prime Minister and its objective is to assist
the government in defining and implementing its economic,
social, environmental and cultural policies.
The site presents its work programme and all the publications
are available for free.
Portail de l'administration française
The site contains:
Updates, parliamentary calendar, session agendas,
minutes, legislation approved...
This council reviews all legislation to ensure
The Constitution of 1958 (The Fifth Republic), rulings handed
down by the council, missions, legislative procedure.
Conseil Economique ,Social et environnemental.
The site contains full-text versions of the
Conseil's rulings as well as information on its mission,
history, on administrative and appellate courts, administrative
courts worldwide, and procedural explanations for individuals
about the justice system regulating the French administration.
Cour des comptes
In addition to information on the courts and
their regional counterparts, the user has access to all official
reports and bulletins.
The Cmu fund offers a public complementary
insurance on a voluntary basis to lower socioeconomic groups.
Its site contains information on how to obtain the CMU. It also
publishes on line its reports and statistics informations.
Haut conseil de la Santé Publique (HCSP)
The HSCP provides public authority with the expertise necessary
for the management of risks to public health, as well as for
deisgning and assessing policy and healthcare prevention and
safety strategies. It evaluates also some of national health
plans. It produces reports available on line.
IGAS is the inter-ministerial audit and
evaluation office for social and health, employment and labour
Summary of general texts from the daily and
weekly issues of the Journal officiel.
OSNIR (Observatoire national interministériel de
la Sécurité routière)
Updates: pending legislation, short bulletins on
sessions from the previous week, press communiqués, complete
copies of works in progress at the Senate...
This portal is designed to enhance the agencies
sites public health information. It covers both safety and
health educational documentary informations.
Ansm (Agence nationale de sécurité du Médicament
et des Produits de santé)
This site contains several pages on the agency's
organization, role, and mission (health law enforcement,
ensuring proper use of drugs, development of industrial activity
and research). In addition, there is information on its work
plan. Available also are updates and current developments
(health alerts, withdrawal of suspect or contaminated batches of
drugs from the market, pharmaceutical monitoring, press
communiqués, letters to prescribers). The site also furnishes
the following practical information:
ANSES (Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire, de
l'alimentation, de l'environnement et du travail)
The new health establishment, was created in july 2010. It has
incorporated the missions, resources and personnel of the
previous French Food Safety Agency (AFSSA) and the previous
French Agency for Environmental and Occupational Health Safety
EFS (Etablissement Français du Sang)
HAs (Haute Autorité de santé) activities are
diverse. They range from assessment of drugs, medical devices,
and procedures to publication of guidelines to accreditation of
healthcare organisations and certification of doctors. The site
provides HAS publications in english.
The ARS consolidates into a single entity
several bodies responsible for health policies in the regions
and departments: regional and departmental health and social
affairs directorates (DRASS and DDASS), regional agencies of
hospitalization (ARH), regional public health groups (GRSP),
regional Unions of the insurance funds (URCAM), regional
missions of health (SRM) and pane hospital insurance, consisting
of a part of the staff of the regional health insurance (CRAM)
funds, of the social regime of independent (RSI), the
agricultural social mutuality (MSA), regional branches of the
medical service (DRSM).
FNORS (Fédération Nationale des Observatoires
Régionaux de la Santé)
This site includes numerical data from all 26
ORSs (2700 health indicators)
The database is organized into seven subject categories
pertaining to health and social services: population and living
conditions, health status, pathologies, health behaviour, health
and the environment., health care resources and preventive
The 2700 indicators are applied to continental France's 22
regions as well as its four overseas départements (local
administrative levels). They are broken down by sex, age, and
other characteristics and are often available for a span of
ACOSS (Agence Centrale des Organismes de la
CADES has been assigned the task of amortizing
France's social security debt by means of a financially balanced
debt amortization fund that relies notably on fiscal resources.
It is an institution which combines the guarantees provided by
government-backed issuers (e.g. it cannot fail) with the
organisation and transparency associated with traditional
Cnav (Caisse Nationale d'Assurance Vieillesse)
Practical information on retirement pensions
(calculations, entitlements...), statistics.
French governmental agency which registers
unemployed people, helps them find jobs and provides them with
financial aids. The agency was created in 2009, resulting from
the merger between the ANPE and the UNEDIC.
Social security's portal (Portail de la Sécurité
UCANSS (Union des caisses Nationales de Sécurité
Information about the UCANSS presented in four
Nationale d'Assurance Maladie des Travailleurs Salariés)
Cnamts - Risques professionnels
autonome de retraite des médecins français)
Information on physicians' retirement pensions.
Access to other sites is also provided.
FNMF (Fédération Nationale de la Mutualité
The FNMF's site contains: an introduction to the
Mutualité française (key figures, specificities, values,
organization, functioning, the federation, the Mutuality's
history), a presentation of its members' activities
(reimbursements, forecasts and solvency guarantees, the mutual's
medico-social establishments), a directory of the mutual funds
under the aegis of the Mutualité française, a non-exhaustive
glossary of frequently used terms within the Mutualité and by
its information services, mutual fund publications (press
communiqués, published works, and trade press.
Générale de l'Education Nationale)
Includes information on the farmers' health
(Régime Social des Indépendants)
ATIH (Agence Technique de l'Information sur
The Agency for Information on Hospital Care was
set up in 2000 to manage the information systematically
collected from all hospital admissions (PMSI) and used for
hospital planning and financing.
In addition to information, mission statements,
and addresses for various actors in the Pays de la Loire's
health system, this site provides health data from the region
(ORS files, epidemiology of cancers and HIV) and information on
various regional health programs.
The site contains the following information on
the armed forces health services: missions, organization
(hospitals, medical schools, research centers, supply centers),
health careers in the armed forces (statistics and a breakdown
of professions), means (research, training, hospitals, and
supply) some background history (results of entry/qualifying
exams and extracts from the armed forces health service
periodical "Actu Santé").