Topics & Aims

The working group Eastern Europe & CIS is managed by the GHA – German Health Alliance together with Lateinamerika Verein e.V. (LAV).

  • Exchange on current issues and with relevant actors and experts in the field of health in Latin America
  • Presentation of the activities and the contribution of GHA members in the field of health in Latin America
  • Elaboration of interfaces and potentials for GHA members
  • Formulation of interests and needs of GHA members in the field of health in Latin America
  • German-Latin American Health Forum: Establishment, planning, content design and topic setting for a jointly organised conference
  • Stimulation of concrete projects and cooperations in the field of health in Latin America
  • Preparation of position papers in the field of health in Latin America: preparation of own position papers and cooperation of the WG in further position papers of the GHA and third parties
  • Sustainable and successful positioning of the GHA – German Health Alliance as a shaping actor

Operation Mode

  • Two meetings a year, held jointly with the Latin America Association e.V. (LAV)
  • Preparation, support and implementation of delegation visits (incoming & outgoing)
  • Close interaction with the other GHA expert groups and GHA working groups
  • Jour fixe of the Working Group co-chairs with the Board of Directors
  • Short report of the working group by the co-chairs within the framework of the annual GHA members’ meeting
  • Establishment and use of an own e-mail distribution list Latin America for the Working Group members via GHA website and newsletter

Petra Hoheisel

Senior Manager
Fresenius SE & Co KGaA

Eeva Karsta

Director Government Relations
Draegerwerk AG & Co. KGaA

GHA Representative

Carlos Jiménez
B. Braun Aesculap de México

Premarajani Sabanantham

GHA Office Berlin
T: +49 30 2028 1571