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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Celebrating universal health coverage across the WHO European Region

Every year on 7 April, WHO celebrates World Health Day to mark the anniversary of its founding. This year’s celebrations focused on the themes of universal health coverage and primary health care.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Czech Republic
Rytířská 31 (3rd floor)
Prague 1 11000
Tel.: +420 224267050

Ministry of health

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

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