PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Ministry of Health of Slovenia

Tivolska 50

SI - 1000 Ljubljana

 

 

 

Director - General

Mojca GOBEC

 

tel.: + 386 1 478 60 07

fax: + 386 1 478 60 79

e-mail: mojca.gobec(at)gov.si

 

 

Division for Health Promotion and Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases

Vesna Kerstin PETRIČ

tel.:+ 386 1 478 6099

e-mail: vesna-kerstin.petric(at)gov.si

 

 

Division for Communicable Diseases, the Environment and Health, Food and Nutrition

dr. Marjeta RECEK

tel.: + 386 1 478 6007

e-mail: marjeta.recek(at)gov.si

 

 

 

Responsibilities of the Public Health Directorate:

 

The Public Health Directorate strives to prevent diseases among the entire population, and hence reduce the burden of disease both on individuals and for the whole society, by protecting and promoting mental and physical health and ability through organised social activities.
The Directorate covers the following fields:
• participation in preparing and amending laws, collective agreements, development strategic and other documents;
• drafting of expert grounds for the needs of general agreement preparation;
• restructuring health care programmes,
• participating in administrative supervision;
• international cooperation;
• planning and monitoring public service and the activities of non-governmental organisations.

 

 

Thematic fields:

 

 

Control of communicable diseases and health threaths
Vaccinations

 

Control of noncomunicable diseases

 

Healthy lifestyle

 

Prevention of risk behaviors 

  • Tobacco control (under construction)
  • Alcohol policy  (under construction)
  • Illicit drugs

 

Safety of foodstuffs and food

 

Environment ad health 

   

Tackling health inequalities

 

  

Research activity

 

 

 

 

National documents (in English):