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Tomorrow: 4th P4H Webinar on COVID-19 and Health Financing, the Case of Germany - P4H Network

Tomorrow: 4th P4H Webinar on COVID-19 and Health Financing, the Case of Germany

A P4H global learning event amongst P4H partners offered to its members

# The case of Germany – a show case model for resilience?

# Germany’s support to LMICs for health system strengthening

Followed by a discussion how this applies to various settings (LMIC, HIC)

Chair:  Irina Nikolic, Senior health advisor at the World Bank, Steering Group member of P4H

Facilitator:  Jean-Olivier Schmidt, Coordination Desk P4H

Discussants:  Melitta Jakab (WHO EUR), Amanda Glassmann (VP CGDEV), NN

Prof Karl Lauterbach, Deputy of the Bundestag (German Parliament) and Health Systems Expert

Lauterbach studied human medicine at the RWTH Aachen UniversityUniversity of Texas at San Antonio and University of Düsseldorf, where he graduated. From 1989–1992, he studied health policy and management as well as epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, graduating with a Doctor of Science in 1992. From 1992–1993, he held a fellowship at the Harvard Medical School.

Since 1998, Lauterbach has been director of the institute of health economy and clinical epidemiology at the University of Cologne and was appointed adjunct professor at the Harvard School of Public Health in 2008. He was a member of the Sachverständigenrat zur Begutachtung der Entwicklung im Gesundheitswesen (the council of experts advising the federal government on developments in the German healthcare system) from 1999 until he was elected to the Bundestag in September 2005. He was a member of the Rürup Commission, a committee of experts that was established to review the financing of the social insurance systems.

Lauterbach made his entry to the Bundestag with a direct mandate by winning in his electoral district Leverkusen – Cologne IV at the 2005 federal elections. Between 2005 and 2013, he served on the Health Committee.

Appointed by Federal Minister of Health Hermann Gröhe, Lauterbach served as member of an expert commission on the reform of Germany’s hospital care from 2015 until 2017

When: 19th May 2020 14:00-15:30

Timezone: UTC+2:00

Where: When it’s time, join the webinar here