The German Society for Social Medicine and Prevention (DGSMP) confers the Salomon-Neumann-Medal for outstanding merits in the field of Preventive and Social Medicine. Salomon Neumann (1819-1908) was one of the most renowned representatives of Social Medicine, whose phrase "Medicine is a Social Science" is punched oh the medal. The Salomon Neumann-Medal 2016 was awarded to the Health Monitoring Unit of the Robert Koch-Institute (RKI), i. e. the Department for Epidemiology and Health Monitoring with its head Bärbel Maria Kurth. The article documents the honorific speech which stresses the importance of Health Monitoring for evidence informed policy making.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Gesundheitswesen (Bundesverband der Arzte des Offentlichen Gesundheitsdienstes (Germany))|
|Publication status||Published - 01-12-2016|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health