Each year, the World Economic Forum in Davos offers a welcome opportunity to discuss global challenges. Federal Minister of Health Hermann Gröhe is attending the Forum to push for international strategies against antimicrobial resistance and international health emergencies.
Federal Minister of Health Hermann Gröhe had co-chaired the Health Ministerial Meeting of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris from 16 to 17 January. He singled out two central issues that must be awarded greater attention in the OECD context: the fight against AMR and intensifying the global exchange on patient safety.
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.
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. And in 2017, we will see the first ever G20 health ministers’ meeting.