The research project ‘Developing national diabetes surveillance at the Robert Koch Institute’ is overseen by a scientific advisory board.
The advisory board provides advice to National Diabetes Surveillance on how best to reach its goal of developing systematic monitoring of the situation relating to diabetes in Germany. The board consists of 20 representatives from the fields of epidemiology, health services research, health reporting, quality assurance, health promotion, public relations and patient self-help, as well as representatives from the federal states. As the project’s sponsor, the Federal Ministry of Health is regularly present on the board as a guest.
The advisory board is tasked with the following: