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New issue of the Journal of Health Monitoring

The utilization of psychiatric and psychotherapeutic services and the health of single parents are the two main topics of the current issue 4/2017 of the Journal of Health Monitoring. In addition to a third focus article on children with special health care needs, the current edition also contains fact sheets on the utilization of medical and physical therapy services, cancer screening examinations, influenza vaccinations, as well as medicine use. This issue also considers the perception of occupational health hazards and facts concerning social support from social ties and networks. Social support has a significant impact on health.

Date: 13.12.2017

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What we do

What we do

The Robert Koch Institute is the public health institute in Germany. Around 1,080 people including 450 scientists work here. Learn more about the tasks and projects of the institute’s departments and units.

International Activities

International Activities

The Robert Koch Institute is a global health hub. The institute cooperates closely with partner countries and institution from all over the world in order to investigate pathogens, tackle outbreaks, provide reliable diagnostics, train staff and more.

Health reporting

Health reporting

Robert Koch Institute's federal health reporting continuously informs about the health status of people in Germany - in various reports as well as in the Journal of Public Health (available also in English).

Virus Explorer image database

Virus Explorer image database

The Virus Explorer for diagnostic electron microscopy (DEM) is an offline database by RKI containing images of viruses relevant in infectious diseases of humans. It can be used for diagnostic as well as training and teaching purposes.

History of the Robert Koch Institute

History of the Robert Koch Institute

The Robert Koch Institute is one of the oldest bio­medi­cal re­search institutes in the world. Learn more about its his­tory and its first direc­tor, Robert Koch.

German Centre for Cancer Registry Data

German Centre for Cancer Registry Data

The German Centre for Cancer Registry Data at RKI combines, checks and analyses data from the population-based cancer registries of the German federal states.