The WHO Country Office in Slovakia was established in 1994 in Bratislava to support WHO’s work in the country and provide leadership in advocacy, partnership and representation, policy development and technical cooperation. The Office is the focal point for WHO activities in Slovakia and consists of two staff members. In 2013, Slovakia successfully reduced the tuberculosis rate to 6.4 cases per 100 000 population and is entering the elimination phase.

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Slovakia takes action against growing antibiotic resistance

"The objective of the activities is to further strengthen awareness about the risks of the growing antibiotic resistance and to make appeals for their reasonable use both by health professionals and the general population," says Dr Darina Sedlakova, Head of WHO Country Office in Slovakia.

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WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Slovakia
Limbová 2
P.O. BOX 52
Bratislava 83752
Tel.: +421 2 5937 3140
Fax: +421 2 5477 3662

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
Limbová 2
P.O. BOX 52
Bratislava 83752
Tel.: + 421 2 59373347
Fax: + 421 2 54777934

Areas of work

The 2014–2015 priorities for collaboration with Slovakia are:
  • control and prevention of noncommunicable diseases
  • promotion of health throughout the life-course
  • health systems strengthening
  • strengthening preparedness, surveillance and response
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Life expectancy at birth, in years (as of 2011)

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