Ministry of Economics, Employment and Health

The Ministry of Economics, Employment and Health of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Show details

The Ministry of Economics, Employment and Health of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

The Ministry of Economics, Employment and Health of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

The Ministry of Economics, Employment and Health of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

The Ministry of Economics, Employment and Health designs the framework for companies in order to improve the economic structure of the federal state. The broad spectrum of tasks ranges from attracting new companies into the area and expanding existing ones, the commercial promotion of trade and the funding of infrastructure and support for company succession through to competition law and public procurement. Trades, tourism and health care, technology and collaborative research as well as waste management and money laundering prevention are among the other key areas.

Financial support for the further professional development of employees along with other labour market policy measures support firms in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern with regard to competing on the national and international markets and secure and develop jobs on the mainstream labour market in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. In addition to this, measures are being developed and implemented in cooperation with the employment agencies as well as job centres in the state in order to integrate special target groups into the labour market, such as the long-term unemployed, migrants and people with impaired health.

The Ministry of Economics, Employment and Health is responsible for designing the framework for health care in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. This includes the hospital and rehabilitation system, health promotion and preventive measures, psychiatry and enforcement, health care law, protection against infectious diseases, pharmaceuticals, the rescue services and the concerns of health insurance and of public health care as well as that of occupational health and safety.

The Ministry is located in a building that was built between 1952 and 1954 as a state parliamentary school (Landesparteischule). It has already been included in the monument register of the state capital of Schwerin.

Contact

Address
Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Gesundheit Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Johannes-Stelling-Straße 14
19053 Schwerin
Germany
Press spokesman
Gunnar Bauer
Telephone: +49 (0)385 - 588 5003