Infections

Picture: close-up of the Egyptian Tiger mosquito (Copyright: Rafaelgilo)

Information on the Zika Virus

Infections with the Zika virus are usually mild. However, a growing number of reports out of Brazil suggest a possible association between the virus and babies born with brain malformations. Here you find more information.

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Digital Version

Foto: Minister Hermann Gröhe with several copies of the health guide (Copyright: BMG/Schinkel)

Online Health Guide

The online guide informs asylum seekers about healthcare in Germany and provides practical advice to prevent infections and diseases.

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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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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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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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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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Overview of important links

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