Kreuzknoten-Motiv des G20-Logos mit dem Schriftzug "G20 Germany 2017 Hamburg"

G20 Presidency

On December 1, 2016, Germany has taken over the presidency of the G20, the premier forum for international cooperation among the 20 leading industrialised and emerging countries. One priority of the German G20 presidency is global health.

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G20 Summit Film

Pandemic outbreaks are huge challenges for the global community. Therefore, one priority of the German G20 presidency is global health. This is also the topic of the film showing impressions from the G20 Summit.

Patient Safety Summit

Patient safety must be the single most important theme in taking our health care system further. Federal Minister of Health Hermann Gröhe hosted the Second Global Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety in Bonn on 29/30 March 2017.

Online Health Guide for asylum seekers

The online guide informs asylum seekers about healthcare in Germany and how it is regulated. Furthermore, it provides practical advice to prevent infections and diseases.

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Antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance is ballooning worldwide. It threatens to wipe out or at least eat away at the major successes achieved in the fight against infectious diseases. 

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Chances and Risks of Mobile Health Apps

The objective of the CHARISMHA survey was to identify fields of action for promoting meaningful use of mobile health apps and recommend measures to minimise risks.

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Electronic Health Card

After intensive preparation, the statutory health insurance funds commenced with the distribution of the health card.

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Strengthening long-term care

In the field of long-term care, the Federal Ministry of Health is responsible for the legislative process: the drawing up and monitoring of bills of law and draft ordinances.

International Cooperation

Here you can find additional articles on the topic of cooperation in the field of international health policy.