Partei für Gesundheitsforschung

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Partei für Gesundheitsforschung
Partei für Gesundheitsforschung
Leader Felix Werth
Vice-Leader Georg Jungermann, Nicolai Kilian, Angelika Frankenberger, Karl-Friedrich Harter
Founded 2015
Headquarters Berlin
Membership Increase 215 [1]
Colours      Black
     White
Bundestag
0 / 630
State Parliaments
0 / 1,855
Website
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The Party for Health Research[2] (German: Partei für Gesundheitsforschung) is a political party in Germany that seeks to accelerate the development of effective drugs to counter age-related diseases.

Background[edit]

The Party for Health Research is a single-issue political party in Germany founded in 2015 with the goal of accelerating the development of effective drugs to counter age-related diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer's disease, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, macular degeneration, arthrosis, osteoporosis, and Parkinson disease.[3] To this end, the party promotes both established and novel approaches in biomedical research.

The party seeks to increase the number and size of pertinent research facilities, and to expand education and training of professionals in those fields.[4]

Participation in elections[edit]

The Party for Health Research participated in the 2016 Berlin state election[5], achieving a total of 0.5% of second votes, or 7854 votes. In the election districts of Lichtenberg and Marzahn-Hellersdorf, the party received 0.9% of second votes.[6]

In 2017, the party will for the first time be participating in the German federal election.[7]

State associations[edit]

As of February 2017, the party has state associations in the German states of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Hesse, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, and Saxony.[8] The chairpersons of the state associations are:

Chairperson
Baden-Württemberg Karen Conrad
Bavaria Boris Schmalz
Berlin Georg Jungermann
Brandenburg Susanne Ilse Hahn
Hesse Dennis Michael Rudolph
Lower Saxony Artur Hildebrandt
North Rhine-Westphalia Saif Al Basri
Saxony Silvio Dietz

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://parteifuergesundheitsforschung.de/haeufig-gestellte-fragen
  2. ^ Satzung - Partei für Gesundheitsforschung / Bundeswahlleiter.de Archived 2016-07-27 at the Wayback Machine. PDF 201kb - abgerufen am 27. Juli 2016
  3. ^ "Unser Thema - Partei für Gesundheitsforschung" (in German), Partei für Gesundheitsforschung, https://parteifuergesundheitsforschung.de/unser-thema. Retrieved 2017-01-20 
  4. ^ "Satzung - Partei für Gesundheitsforschung" (in German). Archived from the original on 2015-10-21. Retrieved 2016-07-27.
  5. ^ "Diese 21 Parteien sind zur Abgeordnetenhauswahl zugelassen". www.rbb-online.de (in German). Retrieved 2016-07-27.
  6. ^ "Official statistics of Berlin elections". wahlen-berlin.de. Retrieved 2017-04-14.
  7. ^ "48 Parties are going to participate in the Bundestag election 2017". wahlen-berlin.de. Retrieved 2017-07-25.
  8. ^ "Landesverbände | Partei für Gesundheitsforschung" (in German), Partei für Gesundheitsforschung, https://parteifuergesundheitsforschung.de/landesverbaende. Retrieved 2017-02-26