National Focal Points

The National Focal Points (NFP) are the national experts for the Health Programme in member states and participating countries. NFP representatives are appointed by their national health ministries.

The specific role of the NFPs is to assist the Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (Chafea) in :

  • Health Programme implementation at national level
  • Health programme dissemination of results
  • Information on the impact generated by the Health Programme in their respective countries

NATIONAL FOCAL POINTS OF THE MEMBER STATES AND PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES

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Austria
Ms Ursula FRONASCHÜTZ
Dep. V/A/8 EU-coordination for the health area
Bundesministerium Arbeit, Soziales, Gesundheit und Konsumentenschutz
Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection
Radetzkystrasse 2 // AT-1030 Wien
+43 171100 644435
+43 17134404 2210
Belgium
Mrs Laurence BALLIEUX, International Relations Assistant
FPS Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment
Eurostation, Bloc II // Victor Horta Place 40 box 10 // BE-1060 Brussels
+32 2 524 90 38
+32 2 524 90 71
Mr Frédéric DENAUW, Alternate
Attaché Senior international Relations International Relations Service
Victor Horta Place 40 box 10 // BE-1060 Brussels
+32 2.524 95 92
+32 2 524 90 71
Bulgaria
Mrs Nina SHERBETOVA (Alternate)
Head of Department "Programmes with external funding"
Ministry of Health
5, "Sv. Nedelia" sq. // BG-1000 Sofia
+359 2 9301 255
Ms Zlatimira DOBREVA (Alternate)
Second secretary (Health) in the Permanent Representation of Republic of Bulgaria to the EU
+32 2 2358 402
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ms Snjezana BRCKALO
Department for Health
Ministry of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina
1 Trg BiH Street // BA-71 000 Sarajevo
+387 33 492 527
Ms Dzenita HUKIC
(Focal Point for the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Federal Ministry of Health
Titova 9 // BA-71 000 Sarajevo
+387 33 218 589
Ms Irena SPEGAR-DROBAC, MD
(Focal Point for the Republic of Srpska)
Department for International Cooperation and European Integration
Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
Trg Republike Srpske 1 // BA-78 000 Banja Luka
+387 51 339 730
Mr Darko TELIC
(Focal Point for the Republic of Srpska - Alternate)
Department for European Integration Ministry of European Integration and International Cooperation
Trg Republike Srpske 1 // BA-78 000 Banja Luka
: +387 51 339 715
Ms Danica LAZIC, MD
(Focal Point for Brcko District of Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Sub-Department for Public Health Department for Public Health and other services
Reisa Dzemaludina Cuasevica 1 // BA-76 100 Brcko
+387 49 321 074
Croatia
Ms Bojana RAIČKOVIĆ, MA
Programme and Project Management Department
Croatian Institute of Public Health
Rockefeller st. 7 // HR-10000 Zagreb
+ 385 1 4863 270
+385 1 4863 356
Cyprus
Ms Elena MAKRIGIORGI, Administrative Officer
Department of European Affairs
Ministry of Health
+357 22605385
Czech Republic
Ms Lucia Hrivňáková
European Funds Department
Ministry of Health
Palackého náměstí, 4 // CZ-12801 Prague 2
+420 224 972 138
Denmark
Mr. Emil Kjeldsmark Hveisel
Danish Health Authority
Axel Heides Gade // DK-2300 Copenhagen S
+45 3053 1820
Estonia
Ms Anneli SAMMEL, Head of Non-communicable Disease
unicable Disease Prevention Department
National Institute for Health Development
National Institute for Health Development // EE-11619 Tallinn
+372 659 3948
Finland
Ms. Pirjo Pietilä-Kainulainen, Ministerial Adviser
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Department of Promotion of Welfare and Health
Coordination and Development Group
P.O. Box 33 // FI-00023 Government
+358 2951
France
Mr Jérôme Weinbach, European Affairs Advisor
Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Women's rights
14, avenue Duquesne // 75007 PARIS – FR
+33 (0)1 40 56 46 54
Germany
Dr Lothar JANßEN
Referent im Referat Grundsatzfragen, Gesundheitsberichterstattung, Europäische und internationale Angelegenheiten
Bundesministerium für Gesundheit
Friedrichstraße 108 // DE-10117 Berlin
+49 (0)30 20 640 – 31 73
Greece
Mrs Vasiliki KARAOULI, Director for Public Health
Ministry of Health
Directorate General for Public Health and Healthcare Services
Aristotelous 19 // GR-10187 Athens
+ 30 213 216 1358
Ms Stefania XENARIOU, Officer
Directorate of Public Health
Directorate General of Public Health and Quality of Life
Hellenic Ministry of Health
19, Aristotelous str., P.C. 10433, Athens, Greece
+30 213 216 1338
Hungary
Ms Katalin SZALAY
Ministry of Human Resources
Department of HR Strategy in the Health Sector Arany János utca 6-8.
HU-1051 Budapest
+361 795 1350
Iceland
Ms Sigridur Kristin HRAFNKELSDOTTIR
Directorate of Health (Embaetti landlaeknis)
Baronsstig 47 // IS-101 Reykjavik
+354 510 1900
Ireland
Ms Kay DUGGAN-WALLS, National Contact Point for Health FP7
Policy Evaluation and External Relations Unit
Health Research Board<
73 Lower Baggot Street
Dublin 2
+353 1 2345 187
+353 1 6130 337
Italy
Dr Giovanni NICOLETTI, Senior Medical Officer
Ministry of Health
Department of Prevention and Communication - Office III
Viale Giorgio Ribotta, 5 // IT-00144 Rome
+39 065994 3173
+39 065994 6062
Latvia
Ms Inese ANDERSONE
Division of Financial Analysis
Budget and Investment Department
Ministry of Health of the Republic of Latvia
Brívíbas, 72 // LV-1011 Riga
+37167876187
+371 67876002
Ms Agnija BARONA (Alternate)
Corporate and health sector financial and investment supervision division
Ministry of Health of the Republic of Latvia
Brívíbas, 72 // LV-1011 Riga
+371 678 76 158
+371 678 76 002
Lithuania
Ms Audronė ASTRAUSKIENĖ
Head of Public Health and Health Care Integration Division
Health Promotion Department
Ministry of Health // Vilniaus str. 33 // LT-01119 Vilnius
+370 5 266 1466
+370 5 266 1402
Luxembourg
Ms Anne CALTEUX, Premier Conseiller de Gouvernement
Ministère de la Santé
Villa Louvigny, Allée Marconi // LU-2120 Luxembourg
+352 247 85520
Malta
Mr Vincent BUHAGIAR, EU Fund Officer
Ministry for Health
15, Triq il-Merkanti // Valletta, Malta
+32 2299 2395
Moldova
Ms Iulia MIHALACHI
Policy Analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation Division, Ministry of Health Labour and Social Protection
Str. Vasile Alecsandri, 2 // MD-2009 Chisinau
+373 22 268 868
The Netherlands
Mr. Andree Schram
Advisor Life Sciences & Health
National Contact Point H2020 Health, demographic change & wellbeing Internationaal Innoveren, Team IRIS
Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland Ministerie van Economische Zaken // Prinses Beatrixlaan 2 | 2595 AL | Den Haag // Postbus 93144 | 2509 AC | Den Haag
+31 (0) 88 042 57 93
Norway
Ms Janicke FISCHER, Senior Advisor
Norwegian Directorate for Health
Department of Global Health
P.O.Box 7000 St. Olavs plass // NO-0130 Oslo
+47 97 721 390
Poland
Ms Krystyna DROGOŃ
Department of International Cooperation
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Health // PL-00-952 Warsaw
+48 22 53 00 187
+48 22 53 00 377
Ms Justyna WÓDKA (Alternate)
Ministry of Health
Miodowa Str. 15 // PL-00-952 Warsaw
+48 22 53 00 227
Portugal
Ms Carlota PACHECO VIEIRA
Director of the Department of International Relations
Directorate-General of Health
Alameda D. Afonso Henriques, 45, 2nd 1049-005 Lisboa
+351 218 430 535/41/46
Ms Ana Carla CORREIA (Alternate)
Head of Division of Cooperation
Directorate-General of Health
Directorate of International Relations
Alameda D. Afonso Henriques, 45, 2nd 1049-005 Lisboa, Portugal
+351 21 843 06 93
+351 21 843 05 30
Ms Irina ANDRADE (Alternate)
Senior Officer at the Directorate of International Relations
Alameda D. Afonso Henriques, 45, 2nd 1049-005 Lisboa, Portugal
+351 21 843 05 28
Republic of Serbia
Mrs Ljubica PAKOVIC, LLB, MPH
Sector for European integration and international cooperation
Ministry of Health of Serbia
Nemanjina 22-26 // RS-11 000 Belgrade
+381 11 3616 630
Mrs Mersiha OMERAGIC, LLB (Alternate)
Sector for European integration and international cooperation
Ministry of Health of Serbia
Nemanjina 22-26 // RS-11 000 Belgrade
+381 11 3616 630
Romania
MD PhD. Mariana POSTOLACHE
Ministry of Health
Implementation and Coordination Unit Programme
+4 021 30 72 663
+4 021 31 21 433
Ms Diana VIRTACI (Alternate)
General Directorate for Foreign Relations and European Affairs
Programme Implementation Unit
Ministry of Public Health
Intr. Cristian Popişteanu,nr. 1-3, sector 1 // RO-010024 Bucharest
+ 4 021 307 26 63
Slovakia
Ms Zuzana MATLOŇOVÁ
Ministry of Health of the SR
Limbova 2, Bratislava
+421 2 59 373 308
Slovenia
Ms Barbara MEDVED
Ministry of Health of the Republic of Slovenia
Štefanova, 5 // SI-1000 Ljubljana
+386 1 478 68 63
Spain
Dr María José GONZÁLEZ SUSO, Director of Programmes
International Research Programmes
Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Monforte de Lemos 5 // ES-28029 Madrid
+34 91 822 21 99
+34 91 387 78 30
Sweden
Mr Pär Vikström, Analyst
Public Health Agency of Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten)
The Director-General’s Office/GD-Kansliet
SE-171 82 Solna
+46 10 205 21 75
United Kingdom
Nomination of NFP pending
Ms Anusha PANJWANI
Senior International Policy Manager
NHS European Office // Rue Marie-Thérèse 21 // BE-1000 Brussels
+32 2 227 6448 // +4474 8530 5178
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