Macedonia

Republic Institute for Health Protection

(ИНСТИТУТ ЗА ЈАВНО ЗДРАВЈЕ НА РЕПУБЛИКА МАКЕДОНИЈА)

Tel: +389 (0) 2 3125 044 / 213

50. Divizija 6
Skopje, Macedonia

Shaban Memeti - Director

http://www.iph.mk

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Institute Profile

Founded in 1924,  the Republic Institute for Health Protection has 10 regional centers and plays a significant role in Macedonia's pubic health.  Public health experts from the insitute are repsonsible for  surveillance, research and health promotion. Macedonia's Republic Institute for Health Protection defines priority issues and make policy decisions at the national, regional and local level.

With over 200 employees and hi-tech laboratories for testing of the quality of food, drugs and biological samples, the institute works to improve Macedonia's:

  • Nutrition
  • Environmental health
  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology
  • Social medicine
  • Food safety
  • Drugs control
Departments include:
  • Department for monitoring and surveillance of communicable diseases
  • Division of AIDS and sexually transmitted infections, tropical diseases and quarantine
  • Department of immunization
  • Department of planning monitoring and control of DDD
  • Department of Health food safety
  • Department for water safety and sanitation of the environment
  • Department Physiology and nutrition monitoring
  • Department of General Health 
  • Department of Occupational Medicine 
  • Department of sanitary inspections