On 8 and 9 October 2015, the Health Ministers of the seven leading industrialised nations met in Berlin at the invitation of Germany's Federal Minister of Health Hermann Gröhe.
The globalisation process has far-reaching influence on health policy issues.
In the European Union, a Member State's health care system is not just an economic and a locational factor; it also significantly contributes to social peace and the health of all citizens.
The Federal Ministry of Health has been sustaining, in addition to its co-operation with multilateral initiatives and international institutions, a direct exchange with national health agencies throughout the world.
The NDPHS is a cooperative effort of ten governments, the European Commission and eight international organisations.
The Federal Ministry of Health, together with the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy held a meeting with representatives from the field of health to discuss the TTIP.
Federal Minister of Health Hermann Gröhe participated in the First German-Brazilian Intergovernmental Consultations in Brasilia.