FOR BETTER PUBLIC HEALTH

Publications

Alcohol policy in Slovenia

The aim of the publication, entitled ALCOHOL POLICY IN SLOVENIA – opportunities for reducing harm, costs and health inequalities in population, is to equip policy-makers from different sectors at national and local-community level and others striving to reduce alcohol-related harm in Slovenia with credible data on the extent of the alcohol problem in the country, and to inform on effective, evidence-based alcohol-related policy measures.

Public health approaches for the Roma ethnic community in Slovenia

The purpose of the present publication is to explain the causes for the health status of Roma people based on the available evidence, to present health indicators, to present selected cases of activities intended to improve the health of Roma people that have been implemented since 2016, and to make recommendations for improving the health status of Roma people.

Assessment of attitudes, knowledge and current practices related to electronic cigarettes among healthcare professionals working in the field of preventive healthcare and smoking cessation in Slovenia

Scientific monograph presents attitudes, beliefs, knowledge, practices and counselling regarding EC among healthcare professionals working in the field of preventive healthcare and smoking cessation in Slovenia. It is based on the first study of this kind in Slovenia, performed in 2018/19.

Report on the drug situation 2019 of the Republic of Slovenia

The National Institute of Public Health in cooperation with experts from various fields and sectors prepared the National Report 2019 on the State of the Drugs in the Republic of Slovenia. The report covers data for 2018.

Health at a Glance: Europe 2016

This fourth edition of Health at a Glance: Europe presents key indicators of health and health systems in the 28 EU countries, 5 candidate countries to the EU and

Public awareness, school-based and early interventions to reduce alcohol related harm

We hope that this document provides you with some tools that will help you make decisions in alcohol prevention that are grounded in the best available evidence, while making explicit the values and context that guide your decision.

Tobacco, Alcohol And Illicit Drug Use in Slovenian Population and Inequalities and Combinations of Use

Tobacco smoking, excessive drinking of alcoholic beverages, binge drinking and the use of illicit drugs are related to serious harmful consequences for health and wellbeing of the population, to morbidity and premature mortality as well as to high fi nancial costs for the individual and the society.

Health inequalities in Slovenia

This report on health inequalities in Slovenia represents a significant advance in this field. The National Institute of Public Health (NIPH), the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (SORS), the Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development (IMAD), the Institute of Oncology Ljubljana, the Centre for Health and Development Murska Sobota and the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe were all involved in its preparation.

Health behaviour of adolescents in Slovenia - challenges and responses

The purpose of this policy brief is to form key messages that can serve as a basis for data-based political decisions, measures and programmes. It was created with the intention to efficiently use research findings in policy planning.