On 22 January 2009 in Holiday Inn Skopje, CRPRC Studiorum and the Open Society Institute Macedonia organized one day conference on the topic Public Health in Macedonia and Roma, supported by the OSI Public Health Program.
The book Management in Health Care Practice is collection of 45 teaching modules written by 49 authors from 8 countries. The teaching modules in this book covered areas of principles of public health, management cycle (planning, implementation and evaluation), technology and interventions, organization of health care and health services, change, leadership and some other fields of health care.
The first report gives a general overview about Health Information Activities, which are typically related to physical activity and nutrition. The second report focuses on available health information on lifestyle determinants of obesity in children.
The overall goal of the project is contribution towards harmonization of occupational medicine curriculum in Eastern European countries and improvement of the occupational health knowledge transfer to other stakeholders in work and health.
The project Patient Rights as a Policy Issue is aimed at analysis of the patients’ rights policies and the level and quality of their implementation in different national contexts, as well as in the light of different ethnical groups, especially focusing on the Roma population, as the most disadvantaged and socially excluded, and the ones that suffer most inequality and discrimination.
The Dictionary on Public Health was presented at the Regional Conference on Public Health Education which took place in Ohrid, May 18-21, 2006. It is one of the first books on public health in the country, aiming to assist the understanding of main public health concepts.
The translation of “The New Public Health” by Theodore Tulchinsky and Elena Varavikova (Academic Press, 2000) is the first official textbook of the Graduate Center-School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Skopje.