Czech Republic

The WHO Country Office, Czech Republic was established in Prague in 1992 in order to assist the Member State in achieving its main public health priorities. The Country Office team, consisting of 2 members, serves as the focal point for WHO activities. The Country Office responds to requests from the host country in order to support policy-making for sustainable health development.

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Health information systems in focus in the Czech Republic

How to better analyse and use health information and technology for planning and political decision-making in the health system was the focus of a recent meeting between Dr Claudia Stein, Director of the Division of Information, Evidence, Research and Innovation of the WHO Regional Office for Europe, and representatives of the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Health and Institute of Health Information and Statistics (ÚZIS) on 29–30 November 2016.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Czech Republic
Rytířská 31 (3rd Floor)
Prague 1 11000
Tel.: +420 224 267 049

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
Palackého nám. 4
Prague 2 12801
Tel.: +420 2 24992534, +420 2 24972535

Areas of work

The 2014–2015 priorities for collaboration with Czech Republic are:
  • control and prevention of noncommunicable diseases
  • promotion of health throughout the life-course
  • health systems strengthening
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% of population aged 65+ years

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