IVZ SloveniaThe National Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia (IVZ) is a national institution whose main purpose is to study, protect and increase the level of health of the population of the Republic of Slovenia through raising the awareness of the population and other preventive measures.

IVZ is funded by The Ministry of Health of Slovenia. Its activities include: provision of data on health and health protection, monitoring and evaluation of public health, identifying health threats and devising measures for their control, health promotion and creating expert based health-friendly policies, programs and actions to prevent diseases, monitoring and evaluation of the health care system and developing public health professionals and research.