Global Health Protection Programme

The GHPP leverages the core competencies and knowledge of specialised German institutions in the field of public health to support the prevention and management of health crises worldwide.

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specialised institutions in Germany
funded projects since 2016
countries with project activities worldwide

About the Programme

The GHPP is an initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Health aimed at strengthening global health protection. The programme primarily promotes networking and trustworthy collaboration between specialised German public health institutions and their partners worldwide. In this way, the programme contributes to enabling partner countries and the international community to better prevent, detect and jointly respond to public health crisis.

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Current Projects

Fellows für klinisches Assessment treffen das PharmTrain team, WHO Experten und Mitarbeitende im Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte (Quelle: BfArM)


Building Regulatory Capacities and Infrastructure: Marketing Authorisation of Medicinal Products


Expansion of AMR surveillance in Ghana and Tanzania

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Enhancing the Institutionalisation of One Health in Namibia

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Sub-Saharan SeqNet

Sub-Saharan African Network for Genomic Diagnostics and Surveillance of Lung Pathogens

AfroLabNet 2.0

Rapid Laboratory Response to Outbreaks of viral Haemorrhagic Fevers and other Emerging viral Dis...

BloodTrain Next Generation

Availability, Quality and Safety of Blood and Blood Products in Africa


Emergency Medical Teams Twinning, Training, Transfer of Knowledge

TwiNit 2

Namibia-RKI Twinning Project: the next Phase in the Establishment of the Namibia Institute of Pu...


Operation of WHO Collaborating Centre for GOARN

Specialised Institutions from Germany

GHPP mobilises the diverse expertise of specialised German public health institutions

Partner organisations

The GHPP projects work closely with their partners worldwide.

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News from the GHPP

News about the programme and from the projects


Start of Funding Phase II

In January 2023, the second funding phase of the GHPP started with nearly 40 projects. Alongside new partnership projects, many projects are building upon their successes from the first funding phase, continuing their strategic partnerships, and collaborating with new partners. More information about the projects of the new funding phase can be found in the project database.

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