Identification

Name

Robert Koch-Institut (Robert Koch Institute)

Short name

RKI

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) Federal Ministry of Health (Germany)
Update frequency

Weekly

Created

2015-03-18 19:04:07+00:00

Modified

2016-04-04 19:50:52.018193+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The RKI is the central institution of the federal government of Germany in the field of disease control and prevention, and is therefore the central federal institution in the field of application and action-oriented biomedical research. The core tasks of RKI are the detection, prevention and control of diseases, especially infectious diseases.

Goals
(1) Consequence management
(2) Early detection
Year start

1996

URL http://www.rki.de/DE/Content/Institut/institut_node.html
URL (alternate) https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/Infekt/EpidBull/epid_bull_form.html

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(2) Laboratory Records
(3) Official Reports