Czech Republic

The WHO country office was established in Prague in 1992 to assist Czechia in achieving its main public health priorities and to engage the country in global public health. The country office was upgraded in 2018, with the addition of an internationally recruited WHO representative. The country team currently consists of 2 staff members and is expected to expand in the coming years. It collaborates closely with other United Nations and multilateral agencies in Czechia.

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Widespread consumption of alcohol and tobacco in Czechia continues to be cause for concern

In Czechia, consumption of pure alcohol stands at 14.4 litres per person per year, and more than one fifth of the population smokes. This was reported at a conference organized by the Government Council for Drug Policy Coordination on 6 November 2018.

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

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% of population aged 65+ years

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