Director, Directorate for Primary Health Care, Health Tourism, Medicines and Medical Products, Public Health and Public Health Care, Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia
She is Director of the Directorate for Primary Health Care, Health Tourism, Medicines and Medical Products, Public Health and Public Health Care at Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia and expert specialist in the organization of health care and expert specialist in project management. The Directorate is responsible for primary health care, health tourism, medicines and medical products, public health and public health protection performs tasks related to: improvement of the system health care; determination of state health policy proposals; professional and administrative jobs related to health care and health insurance in the field of health care at the level of primary health care and public health, at the level of state institutes and agencies at in the field of public health activities, telemedicine, medicines and medical products, emergency medicine, occupational health protection and anti-doping; professional jobs related to spas tourism, medical tourism and medical wellness and generally for health services in tourism; monitors the health needs of the population and improves the organization of the health care system; follow and studies the conditions in the health care system and takes measures for efficiency and quality performance of activities; monitors the development and proposes measures to improve the system of primary, specialist-advisory and health care at the level of state health institutes, agencies and institutes at the county level; improves and monitors the implementation of preventive measures public health programs, national strategies and action plans; improves activities in the area of population health protection; proposes programs to improve health and improving the quality of life of people from vulnerable groups; participates in the preparation and coordinating the implementation of programs and community projects for the health of the European Union.
Presentation title: Activities of the Ministry of Health on the development and improvement of health tourism – new legal framework for the provision of health services in health tourism
The global trend of traveling for health has influenced the development of health tourism in Croatia, which is traditionally a health tourism destination in this part of Europe. Considering the significant comparative advantages of Croatia for the development of health tourism, which primarily include the provision of health services at a high level, professional and qualified staff, natural beauty and a favorable climate, a long tradition in tourism, high security of the country and competitive prices, health tourism is a product with high growth potential. This presentation will provide an overview of all the activities of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia on the development and improvement of health tourism in Croatia.