Ministry of Health
Health Minister: Richard Raši
Public Health Authority
This authority provides specialised health protection services in the fields of environmental hygiene, child and youth hygiene, food hygiene, preventative medicine, protection against health effects from ionising radiation, epidemiology, medical microbiology, health education and health-care statistics. It also provides education for students of public health in these fields.
Health Care Supervision Authority
The authority supervises health-care providers and health insurance companies. It also receives complaints and appeals from citizens.
National Health Information Centre
This centre helps to standardise the health-care information system; gathers, analyses and provides statistical data; and provides library and information services in medical sciences and health care. The centre is also responsible for the National Health Register.
State Institute for Drug Control
This institute, under the Health Ministry, is responsible for supervising the quality, effectiveness and safety of drugs and medical devices and maintains a database of drugs.
22. Feb 2010 at 0:00 | Compiled by Spectator staff