Bosnia and Herzegovina

The WHO Country Office, Bosnia and Herzegovina was established in October 1992 in Sarajevo to support health authorities and partners in order to improve population health through evidence-based, sustainable public health interventions. The Country Office is the focal point for WHO activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The team consists of 7 members with professionals in the fields of public health and health management.

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WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Zmaja od Bosne bb Street
Sarajevo 71000
Tel.: +387 33 293 591
Fax: +387 33 201 815

WHO Country Office, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sub-Office in Banja Luka
Gunduliceva 24
Banja Luka 78000
Tel.: +387 51 257 190

Ministry of health

Federal Ministry of Health of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Titova 9
Sarajevo 71000
Tel.: +387 33 226 635, +38761139654
Fax: +387 33 226 637
Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republika Srpska
Trg Republike Srpske 1
Banja Luka 78000
Tel.: +387 51 339 486
Fax: +387 51 339 652

Areas of work

2014–2015 priorities for collaboration with Bosnia and Herzegovina are:
  • control and prevention of noncommunicable diseases
  • control and prevention of communicable diseases
  • promotion of health throughout the life-course
  • health systems strengthening
  • preparedness, surveillance and response
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Data and statistics


Life expectancy at birth, in years (as of 2011)

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