Slovakia

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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Stricter alcohol control policies underway in Slovakia

The Public Health Authority of the Slovak Republic organized a roundtable meeting on 2 July 2014 to address usage of alcoholic beverages in Slovakia and update the national alcohol policies

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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
http://www.health.gov.sk

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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Data and statistics

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Life expectancy at birth, in years (as of 2011)


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