Global Health

Logo of Germany's G7 Presidency 2015 (Source: BPA)

G7 Presidency

The Group of 7 (G7) is an informal forum for the heads of state and government to meet. In 2015, health is among the key issues of Germany's G7 Presidency.

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Bill

Hospital corridor

Hospital Structures Act

The Hospital Structures Act aims to strengthen the quality of hospital care and improve the financing possibilities available to hospitals.

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Free Trade Agreement

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

TTIP

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.

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Infectious diseases

Antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance is ballooning worldwide. It threatens to wipe out or at least eat away at the major successes achieved in the fight against infectious diseases.

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Six point plan

Lessons learned from the Ebola crisis

Lessons learned from the Ebola crisis

The Federal Government is leveraging the G7 Presidency to learn, together with its G7 counterparts, important lessons from the Ebola crisis.

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Hospice and Palliative Care

Minister Gröhe: "Terminally ill people should not be left alone"

"Terminally ill people should not be left alone"

On 29th April 2015, the Federal Cabinet adopted the draft of an "Act to improve Hospice and Palliative Care in Germany".

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Electronic Health Card

Electronic Health Card

The Electronic Health Card

After intensive preparation, the statutory health insurance funds commenced with the distribution of the health card.

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WHO Conference

First WHO Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia

Global Action Against Dementia

Minister Hermann Gröhe: "We need to improve the situation for persons with dementia."

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Globalisation

Here you can find additional articles on the topic of cooperation in the field of international health policy. Please click on the link in the highlighted box to your right.

International Cooperation

Here you can find additional articles on the topic of cooperation in the field of international health policy.

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