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:


THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH

 

CONTROL OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES AND HEALTH THREATS
(Vaccinations, influenza, HIV/AIDS,  sexually transmitted diseases, hygienic care, nosocomial infections)

 

SAFETY OF FOODSTUFFS AND FOOD
(Food supplements, food hygiene, materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs, foodstuffs for particular nutritional uses)

 

ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH
(Drinking water, swimming pool waters, environment and children’s health, occupational health, chemical safety – Chemical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, radiation protection – Slovenian Radiation Protection Administration)

 

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE
Nutrition, physical activity for health, tobacco, alcohol)

 

HEALTH PROMOTION IN DIFFERENT SETTINGS
(In the workplace, in educational institutions)

 

PREVENTION IN HEALTH CARE
(Preventive health examinations, diabetes, cancer)

 

ILLICIT DRUGS

 

MENTAL HEALTH

 

TACKLING HEALTH INEQUALITIES

 

RESEARCH ACTIVITY

 

 

 

 

National documents (in English):