The WHO Country Office, Montenegro was established in April 2008 in Podgorica. The Office is the focal point for WHO activities and consists of two staff members. The role of the Office is to respond to requests to support policy-making for sustainable health development by providing guidance, building up local relationships to implement technical cooperation, making standards and agreements, and ensuring that public health measures are coordinated and in place during crises. In 2012, the United Nations Secretary-General paid his first official visit.

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Are you a leader for road safety? The Region marks United Nations Global Road Safety Week

“Leadership” was the theme for the 5th United Nations Global Road Safety Week on 6–12 May 2019. Through the WHO country offices, activities and events on road safety were organized across 14 countries in the WHO European Region in conjunction with government agencies (police, health, transport, etc.), nongovernmental organizations, academic institutions, media outlets, road safety activists and civil societies.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Montenegro
Serdara Jola Piletica 8 (spr.II/st.10)
Podgorica 81000
Tel.: +382 20244809, +382 20244810
Fax: +382 20244408

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
Rimski trg 46
PC Vektra
Podgorica 81000
Tel.: +382 78113127, +382 20 482 133
Fax: +382 78 113 128

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Small countries initiative

WHO established the small countries initiative so that countries in the WHO European Region with a population of less than 1 million people can share their knowledge on implementing Health 2020

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