Bosnia and Herzegovina

Public health activities in B&H are performed by two institutes, each of them covering an autonomous entities as suggest by their respective name : the Institut for Public Health of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Public Health Institute of the Republic of Srpska. These activities include health promotion and disease prevention, control of communicable and non-communicable diseases, surveillance and health statistics, health and environmental research in public health and continued professional education in order to preserve or improve population’s health. The Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo contributes to human resource capacity development by offering three years specialization training in epidemiology to medical doctors. Faculties of medicine organize and gives training courses with lectures and case studies and supervise and facilitates the programmes’ candidates with staffing and space during entire 3 years of their specialization.

National Focal Point: Professor Dr. Semra CAVALJUGA
National Focal Point Alternate: Dr. Jelena DAKOVIC DEVIC