Photo: Water flowing from a tap into a vessel.

Drinking Water 

In Germany, drinking water must satisfy stringent quality requirements. The Drinking Water Ordinance specifies these requirements.

Foto: Ein Plan, in den Schutzimpfungen gegen Masern, Mumps und Röteln eingetragen/angekreuzt sind.


Vaccinations are among the most important and effective means of preventing disease in the medical toolbox. Modern vaccines are safe and adverse effects only occur in sporadic cases.

Antimicrobial Resistance

In Germany, measures to fight antimicrobial resistance are coordinated within the German Antibiotic Resistance Strategy (DART 2020). Here you find information on antibiotics and the consequences of inappropriate use.