Laudatio zur Salomon Neumann-Medaille 2016: RKI Abteilung Epidemiologie und Gesundheitsmonitoring

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Abstract

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.

Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)801-803
Number of pages3
JournalGesundheitswesen (Bundesverband der Arzte des Offentlichen Gesundheitsdienstes (Germany))
Volume78
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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