Legal notice is a Federal Ministry of Health initiative. The Federal Ministry of Health is responsible for all content.

© Bundesministerium für Gesundheit (BMG)
Department 524 „Nationales Gesundheitsportal“

First office: Rochusstraße 1, 53123 Bonn
Second office: Friedrichstraße 108, 10117 Berlin (Mitte)

Telephone: +49 (0)30 18441-0 (local network charge from anywhere in Germany)
Fax: +49 (0)30 18441-4900

Contact and person responsible: Mina Ahmadi (department 524)


The links provided on this website to the content of third-party websites have been created to the best of our knowledge and with the utmost diligence. They are solely intended to provide access to this external content. Particular attention has been paid to the trustworthiness of the third-party providers and the accuracy and legality of the external content.

As website content is dynamic in nature and can change at any time, however, it is not always possible to continuously monitor all linked content. The Federal Ministry of Health therefore expressly states that it does not adopt as its own any content of third-party websites to which its website links. Sole liability for the use or non-use of external content shall lie with the provider of the linked website. We are not responsible for ensuring that the content of our website is suitable for users and their intended purposes. The information provided on the portal about conditions and health matters is never intended to replace personal advice from a doctor.

Linking policy

We are happy for you to link to our website. However, this authorization can be revoked at any time and is subject to the following rules:

  • The hyperlink can link to the homepage or an individual sub-page of the national health portal. The linked portal page must be newly loaded in full and not be placed in a frame.
  • Any use of the Federal Ministry of Health and National Health Portal’s logo requires separate authorization.

Publication policy

Quote from publications found on the portal are permitted free of charge providing the text is unchanged and quoted in context. Correct citation format must also be used and the source must be indicated. The authorization for reproduction does not include any additional authorization required as a result of third-party usage rights. If necessary, these were exclusively obtained for the purpose of publication by the portal’s editorial team.

Image and stock material

The image and stock material on the Federal Ministry of Health’s websites is licensed to the Federal Ministry of Health. The further use and publication of the images by third parties is only possible based on the copyright holder’s licensing terms.

The website contains image material from the following sources that is partly free from licenses:,,,,,

The images of people on these web pages are for illustrative purposes only. The people shown in the photographs are photo models.

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Last modified on January 08, 2021.