On December 1, 2016, Germany is taking over the presidency of the G20. One priority of the German G20 presidency will be global health. And in 2017, we will see the first ever G20 health ministers’ meeting.
Patient safety must be the single most important theme in taking our health care system further. Federal Minister of Health Hermann Gröhe will host the Second Global Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety in Bonn on 29/30 March 2017.
Zika virus infections are usually mild. However, the Robert Koch-Institute shares the CDC’s (Centers for Disease Prevention) assessment that there is a link between the virus and babies born with brain malformations.