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German Health Ministry Initiates Global Health Hub

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Germany

Country Correspondent: Michael Laxy

Aiming to connect stakeholders from across politics, nongovernmental organizations, the scientific community, and the health care industry to advance the United Nations' sustainable development goals, German Minister of Health Jens Spahn announced the formation of a new network with seed funding of EUR 1.5 million (USD 1.71 million) over three years. High-priority areas will include fighting tropical diseases, cancer, and antimicrobial resistance and providing universal health care coverage. The network also aims to provide countries with support for digitalization of health care.

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Publication Date: June 25, 2019