Your source of information on health issues

Find professionally reviewed information about conditions, ICD codes, and all things relating to preventative and long-term care.

Information about healthcare provision for refugees from Ukraine

Free medical care is available in Germany for refugees from Ukraine.

Information about monkeypox

An increasing number of cases of monkeypox have been observed in Germany and elsewhere since May 2022.

Need medical assistance?

Alert the emergency services immediately in potentially life-threatening situations and emergencies.

Emergency number 112

Non-emergency medical assistance at night, at the weekend, and on public holidays.

Telephone number 116117

Selected topics

Cardiovascular system

Cardiovascular diseases such as coronary heart disease can greatly impair our performance and quality of life.

Pregnancy and birth

Pregnancy is a time of many questions and an intensive life experience. This section looks at the advice and examinations available to pregnant women.

Electronic health record (ePA)

The electronic health record (ePA) stores test results, diagnoses and other health-related documents. Find out here how the ePA works and the benefits it offers.