A non-profit association for
cross-border cooperation in health care.

Because medicine knows no borders!

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Christmas for children from Słubice and Frankfurt

Our Association at this year’s Christmas, organized by the local government of the two-city Słubfurt. All our children are ours! … >>>

Meeting with Annalena Baerbock and Joschka Fischer

The president of the Association, Joanna Józefiak, spoke with the first head of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and with the former head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Joschka Fischer. … >>>

1st Polish-German Medical Forum in Guben.

Cross-border patients, also with chronic ailments, can count on better medical care. This is the result of the findings of the first Polish-German Medical Forum in Guben. … >>>

Meeting with Mrs. Hartwig-Tiedt and Mr. Barta at the Ministry in Potsdam

Our Association – represented by our President Joanna Józefiak, Dr. Thilo Hennecke and Mateusz Klimaszewski – talked to the Secretary of State, Mrs. Almuth Hartwig-Tiedt, and the head of the health department at the Brandeburg Ministry of Labor and Health – Thomas Barta. … >>>

 

About us

The Polish-German Association for Cooperation in Medicine was founded in 2015 thanks to the
initiative of committed professionals from across the Polish-German border region.

Patient feedback from Poland and Germany about their challenges motivated us to identify solutions to the bureaucratic fog and adapt traditional national health care systems to the needs of comprehensive cross-border health care.

New challenges such as the Covid-19 pandemic know no national boundaries. We grow with new challenges. Together we are stronger!

 

Prof. Gesine Schwan –
Patroness of the Association

What encouraged you to become our Patroness?

I believe private initiatives will play an increasingly meaningful role in the next few years  for democratic systems in general, and especially to reenergize the cohesion of the European democratic community.

What changes and improvements would you like to see the association bring?

Both sides (Polish and German – editor’s note) can use their expertise, knowledge of their country, as well as network with decision-makers to carefully target an approach to ensure that in the future every single medical case will receive the best possible treatment and that patients will no longer have to suffer dangerous complications due to an unnecessary waste of time.

Frankfurt/Oder, 2016.

 

Our Association and Poland’s accession to the EU
– New ventures for cross-border cooperation
in health care.

We would like to thank Ms. Hartwig-Tiedt and Mr. Barta from the Brandenburg Ministry of Health.

We discussed the need to improve cross-border healthcare in the German-Polish border area and the opportunities for cooperation after Poland acceded to the European Union in 2014 together with former Secretary of State Almuth Hartwig-Tiedt and the former head of the health care department of the Brandenburg Ministry of Labor (MASGF), Mr. Thomas Barta.

We thank Ms. Hartwig-Tiedt and Mr. Barta for their support and an inspiring exchange during the early days of our Association!

Dr. med. Thilo Hennecke from our Association (from left); Thomas Barta, former head of the Ministry of Health in the Ministry of MASGF in Brandenburg); and President of the Association, Joanna Józefiak with the former Secretary of State, Almuth Hartwig-Tiedt, in Potsdam, on December 6, 2016.


Contact

Tel. +49 335 / 3230 1288
Email: kontakt@gesundheitsverein.eu