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Vesna-Kerstin PETRIC Head, Division for Health Promotion and Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases, Ministry of Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana


2004 Head, Division for Health Promotion and Non-communicable Disease Prevention, Ministry of Health
1998-2004 Counsellor to the Minister, Ministry of Health
Liaison Officer, World Health Organization
1994-1998 Policy Advisor at the Department of Drug Addiction, Ministry of Health
1984-1994 Freelance translator (Translating from the English, Swedish and Spanish)


Member of a High Level Group for the preparation of the WHO EURO Health 2020 strategy (2009 -
Member of Member of Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action (CNAPA) at EC (2007-
Member of EMCDDA management board (2006 -
Member of Steering Committee of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (2006-


Tit Alberht et al. 2002. Helath Care Systems in Transition: Slovenia. European Obseravtory on Health Care System, Vol. 4 No 3 2002.


2009 awarded Certificate of appreciation by WHO as a recognition of the outstanding contribution in tobacco control.