Global health hub Germany

About the hub

The Global Health Hub Germany is a network that aims to bring together all actors interested in Global Health. The Hub wants to promote exchange, initiate new partnerships, support cooperation and innovative approaches - across sectors and stakeholder groups.

Membership is open to both individuals and organizations from all areas and sectors involved in Global Health - stakeholders from science, the private sector, civil society and politics, as well as from the health, environment, climate, food, agriculture, education and research sectors.

The Hub was inaugurated by Minister of Health Jens Spahn in February 2019 with a kick-off event at the Federal Ministry of Health. The Ministry of Health is providing funding for three years (2019-2021) for the set-up of the Hub and the establishment of the office.

Since the kick-off, the number of members has increased continuously: more than 750 individuals and organizations have by now registered to make new contacts, exchange views on current issues and work together.

To promote cooperation and exchange, the Hub offers various possibilities and formats:

  • Members can collaborate in cross-sectoral and cross-actor working groups on issues of their choice. Approximately 20 working groups have already been established on topics such as "Universal health coverage through digital technology", "Climate and Health" or "Global Mental Health". In the "Virtual Working Space", in the members only area of the website, interested members can join the already existing working groups to collaborate and discuss. Your topic is not included yet? No problem, you can suggest a new working group and search for fellow members who are interested in working on the same topic.  
  • With different types of events the Hub promotes regular exchange between members. In addition to face-to-face events, such as the annual Global Health Talk, webinars are held regularly to discuss current topics or present the work of the members.
  • All registered members can be found in the member database in the members only area of the website. There you can search for experts on specific topics or from specific stakeholder groups. You can send networking requests, exchange views and discuss via the website by using the chat feature.
  • In an interactive forum all members can informally exchange information, ask questions or give advice.

Join the Hub and register here!