Berlin Institute of Global Health established.

Following a year-long planning period with many inspiring discussions, the Institut für Globale Gesundheit Berlin e.V. (Berlin Institute of Global Health), an academic Think Tank has now been officially recognised by the authorities of the city of Berlin. Dr. Mathias Bonk has been elected as the Institute´s Chairman of the Board. With a multi-disciplinary group of experienced academics, journalists, decision-makers and other enthusiasts the Institute aims at supporting Germany in expanding its role in Global Health. We will certainly keep you posted on further developments and activities! 

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Germany’s contribution to global health

4 years after the adoption of Germany’s first global health strategy, an expansion of Germany’s role in global health is being observed and praised. Despite being a “latecomer” in this field, a lot of achievements have been made over the past few years. The German Government’s multilateral approach and its efforts to strengthen the global health architecture in general are highly appreciated, as are the efforts for WHO in particular. However, Germany still has a long way to go. We argue that global health requires a multidisciplinary, transnational approach that considers and cross-links the social, environmental, political, commercial, and other determinants of health. Find our full correspondence here.