The WHO Country Office, Albania was established in 1991 in Tirana. It serves as the focal point for WHO activities and assists the Albanian Government in shaping the national health agenda, providing technical support, and monitoring and assessing health trends. The Country Office team consist of experts in the fields of climate change, disaster preparedness and response, food safety, mental health, mother and child health and public health.

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WHO Regional Director visits Albania

Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, made an official visit to Albania on 27–29 June 2016. She met and had productive discussions with the highest government and parliamentary officials, including the Prime Minister, Minister of Health, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Parliament’s Work, Social Issues and Health Committee.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Albania
Rruga Themistokli Gërmenji
Building 10, Apartment 11, 4th. Floor
Tel.: +355 42266162, +355 42266163
Fax: +355 4 2266163

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
Bulevardi 'Bajram Curri', Nr. 1
Tel.: +355 4 2362937

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Estimated life expectancy, (World Health Report) (as of 2011)

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