Guideline Programs

AWMF cooperates for the development of guidelines in two sectors with partner organisations in Guideline Programs:

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Together with Federal Medical Council ( Bundesärztekammer) and National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians (Kassenärztliche Bundesvereinigung) AWMF issues "Nationale Versorgungsleitlinien" (NVL-Programm).

Organisation and editing for NVL-Program is made by "Ärztliches Zentrum für Qualität in der Medizin (äzq)" on the side of BÄK and KBV, AWMF-Institute for Medical Knowledge Management (AWMF-IMWi) organises expert advisory and support on the side of AWMF.


Together with "Deutsche Krebshilfe" and "Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft" AWMF organizes "Leitlinienprogramm Onkologie" (OL-Programm).