Online Health Guide © © Copyright: VisualField/iStockphoto General information Find out more about how healthcare for asylum seekers is regulated in Germany and which treatment measures are included. This article also shows the difference between medical treatment vouchers and the eHealth card. © © Copyright: lenetstan/Shutterstock Initial medical examination and treatment Chapter II After their arrival in the reception centres, asylum seekers will undergo checks for infectious diseases. © © Copyright: k_rahn/Fotolia Who does what? Chapter III Where to go for medical treatment? What is an emergency and what is the appropriate reaction? Where can you get your medicine? © © Copyright: Kunertus/Shutterstock Vaccinations Chapter IV Vaccination provides effective protection from infectious diseases. People who get vaccinated not only protect themselves but also those around them. © © Copyright: Halfpoint/Shutterstock Pregnancy Chapter V Medical treatment for pregnant women includes regular examinations, prenatal classes, childbearing and follow-up care. © © Copyright: Diego Cervo/shutterstock Children and adolescents Chapter VI Different phases of life require that children and adolescents undergo certain examinations. It is vital that you attend all appointments, so that your child can grow up to be healthy. Protection from diseases Chapter VII In reception centres, many people often live in cramped conditions. However, a number of simple measures can prevent infections and the spread of diseases.