The Importance of Assistive Technology during the Covid-19 Pandemic
COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of assistive technology that enables and promotes inclusion and participation, especially of people with disabilities, older people, and people with non- communicable diseases (NCDs), and decreases the need for hospitalisation and associated acute care. Assistive technology is cost-effective and enables people to live healthy, productive, independent lives, and to participate in education and civic life.
BDI/GHA-Position Paper „Sino-EU and Sino-German Cooperation in Health – how to unleash the health care sector’s full potential for health and wealth”
GHA and BDI have formulated 5 key demands and are committed to a self-confident and pro-active shaping of German-Chinese and EU-Chinese relations in the health sector. More than 60 concrete recommendations are to provide the impetus for a new strategic orientation in health and industrial policy in the EU. The health industry is thereby positioning itself both critically and constructively. BDI and GHA are calling for more investment, a clearer strategic alignment and better framework conditions in the fields of health, innovation and digitalization in both internal and external health policy.
Strategy of German Federal Government on Global Health | Key Points of the Private Sector (German)
The German Federal Governmental Strategy on Global Health has been adopted on October 7, 2020. Within the process, hosted by the Federal Ministry of Health, five sectors and stakeholder groups – civil society, think tanks, private sector, academia and youth – have been invited to participate in this process. The German Healthcare Partnership (now: GHA – German Health Alliance) has been asked by the German government to coordinate a position paper on behalf of the private sector.
Gesundheitsmarkt Afrika | Position Paper (German) of Afrika-Verein and GHP (now: GHA)
Die nachhaltige Entwicklung stabilerer, widerstandsfähiger und wirtschaftlich tragfähiger Gesundheitssysteme ist ein zentraler Schlüssel für die sozioökonomische und politische Entwicklung der afrikanischen Länder. Deutsche Unternehmen können und sollten nicht nur ihre Produkte exportieren, sondern gleichzeitig afrikanische Regierungen durch Wissenstransfer langfristig beim nachhaltigen Aufbau ihrer Gesundheitssysteme unterstützen. Dies kann beispielsweise über Ausbildung von Fachkräften oder die Entwicklung und Implementierung von Versicherungslösungen geschehen.