• Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Here you will find information regarding Covid-19 in Germany - Reliable answers and concrete information on how to protect yourself and help others.

  • Impact of Brexit on Healthcare

    Impact of Brexit

    For the present, Brexit on 1 February 2020 will not lead to any changes in the area of healthcare. Such are the stipulations of the Withdrawal Agreement. The transition phase will last until the end of 2020.

  • EU Presidency

    Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the EU

    The joint management of the Corona pandemic and strengthening the capacity to respond to health crises were the priorities of the German EU Council Presidency in the area of health.

  • Shaping Global Health Policy

    Shaping Global Health Policy

    The globalisation process has far-reaching influence on health policy issues.

  • European Health Policy – progress through diversity

    European Health Policy

    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.

  • International global health forums and processes

    Forums and Processes

    Germany is engaged in international forums such as the G7 and G20, the UN-system and provides considerable support to public health stakeholders such as WHO.

  • International cooperation programmes, partnerships and platforms

    International cooperation

    Germany has internationally recognised formats and platforms in place that deepen and foster cross-sectoral.

  • Parliamentary State Secretary Weiss: Involve patients in their care pathways

    Patient Safety Summit 2019

    Many questions were discussed at the Patient Safety Global Ministerial Summit in Jeddah: protection of sensitive health data, opportunities of digitalisation and more.

  • G20 Presidency

    2017 Germany had taken the presidency of the G20. One priority of the German G20 presidency was global health.

  • Global Health Strategy

    Improving health security internationally and strengthening the World Health Organization (WHO) are key objectives of the Federal Government’s Global Health Strategy

Last change: 04. November 2020