National Institute of Public Health (SZU)

Contact Information

Jitka Sosnovcová
General Director
+420 267 082 969

National Institute of Public Health Srobarova 48 10042 Prague - Czech Republic

The National Institute of Public Health (NIPH) is a health care establishment for basic preventive disciplines - hygiene, epidemiology, microbiology and occupational medicine. Its main tasks are health promotion and protection, disease prevention and follow-up of environmental impact on the health status of the population.  

The main activities of NIPH are:

  • Science and research
  • Reference and methodological advice
  • Expert opinions on health safety of various products (e.g., cosmetics, food supplements, items of daily use)
  • Environmental monitoring 
  • Preparation of legislation in the field of health protection, including ensuring Czech legislation is in line with the norms of the European Union.