Partei für Gesundheitsforschung
|Vice-Leader||Georg Jungermann, Nicolai Kilian, Angelika Frankenberger, Karl-Friedrich Harter|
|Colours|| Black |
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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. 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.
The Party for Health Research participated in the 2016 Berlin state election, 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.
As of January 2019, the party has state associations in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Hesse, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Saxony, Rhineland-Palatinate, Thuringia, and Schleswig-Holstein. The chairpersons of the state associations are:
|Brandenburg||Susanne Ilse Hahn|
|Hesse||Dennis Michael Rudolph|
|Lower Saxony||Artur Hildebrandt|
|North Rhine-Westphalia||Saif Al Basri|