Moldova

National Center of Public Health

(Centrul Național de Sănătate Publică)

Tel: (022)574-501, (022)574-557

 

str. Gh. Asachi 67/a
Chisinau, Moldova

Dr. Mihail Pisla - Director 
http://www.cnsp.md/

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Institute Profile

Moldova’s National Public Health Centre (NPHC) focuses on health promotion and disease prevention by overseeing activities in preventive field medicine and sanitation, public health surveillance and capacity building. and policy development. 

With a staff of 320 people, NPHC plays a major role in Moldova’s public health. NPHC helped prevent the spread of disease after flooding in 2010. In the past year, NPHC has also developed a public health surveillance system, legislation, and hosted health workshops with NATO experts and participation from representatives from 34 countries. NPHC has WHO accreditation for laboratory investigations, virology, and as a sanitation domain. 

NPHC’s five departments include: health promotion and NCD control; epidemiology, public health management and relations, research, and HIV/AIDS prophylaxis. Their activities include vaccinations, organization and public health policy, nuclear safety, national programs for disease prevention and control, and health promotion education.

The current director of NPHC is Dr. Bahnarel Ion.

Moldova

Moldova Facts

POPULATION:

3,559,000

SIZE:

33,851 sq km

GDP (USD):

$7.0 billion

AVERAGE INCOME:

$3,670

LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH:

- Coronary Heart Disease
- Stroke
- Cancers
- Liver Disease
- Lung Disease

INFANT MORTALITY:

16 deaths/1,000 live births

AVERAGE LIFE SPAN:

Male: 65 
Female: 73

 


Source: WHO, World Bank, World Health Rankings