Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic

The Ministry of Health is responsible for:

  • National health policy;
  • Nursing education and health care professionals;
  • Ensuring quality and patient safety in healthcare;
  • The management of societal and national programmes aimed at promoting health;
  • Keeping national health registries in cooperation with the National Health Information Centre;
  • Cooperation with international organisations and institutions, including WHO, OECD, EU, Council of Europe, European Commission;
  • Development of long-term goals of the professional health education;
  • Regulation of professional and methodical activity of the Slovak Medical University, the Slovak Medical Library and coordination of professional education at secondary medical schools; and
  • Coordination of foreign assistance of the EU (structural funds) in Health Department.

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