Jessenius Faculty of Medicine
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Comenius University Bratislava

Projects of the Department of Public Health


Biomathematical modelling and assessment of vaccination indicators and the impact on the epidemiological situation of selected vaccine-preventable diseases

Project funded by the Research and Development Support Agency

Principal investigator: Prof. Henrieta Hudečková, M.D., PhD., MPH

Identification number: APVV-0096-12

More information on the project webpage

GTSS - Global Tobacco Surveillance System

Global Tobacco Surveillance System - international project supported and coordinated by World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, USA. The project is focused on monigtoring of tobacco use and related factors as well as indicators of tobacco control activities. Since 2002, when Slovakia joined the project, GYTS (Global Youth Tobacco Survey) surveys in 13-15 years old adolescents have been carried out on regular base. The last survey was carried out in 2016.Global Tobacco Surveillance System

GYTS Slovakia Country Report 2002/2003

GYTS Slovakia Country Report 2006/2007

GYTS Slovakia Country Report 2010/2011

GYTS Slovakia Country Report 2016/2017

HBSC - Health Behaviour in School-aged Children

Health Behaviour in School-aged Children - international project coordinated by WHO Regional Office for Europe, University of Edinburgh and University of Bergen, Norway, has 30 years old tradition and currently 41 countries participates in it. HBSC ranks among significant epidemiological data sources on health and health behaviour in 11, 13 and 15 years old adolescents.  Data collection is repeated in four years long cycles making possible to follow trends and changes over time. Results of the surveys represent cornerstone resources for experts working in the given field. In Slovakia, HBSC project is coordinated by Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medicine, P.J. Šafárik University in Košice (Prof. Mgr. Andrea Madarasová Gecková, principal investigator in Slovakia) The Slovak team developed national reports summarizing findings of the surveys carried out in 2006, 2010 and 2014. ...other information