Teaching institute of public health, Rijeka

Teaching institute of public health, Rijeka



Contact info

Krešimirova 52 a, Rijeka

Phone: +385 51 334 530

Fax: + 385 51 213 948

E mail: ravnatelj@zzjzpgz.hr

Working hours

For clients:

Monday - Friday 7:00 – 19:30

Contact person


Ph.D. Vladimir Mićović, dr.med.

Phone: +385 51 334 530

Fax: +385 51 213 948

Mob: +385 91 143 1563

E mail: ravnatelj@zzjzpgz.hr

Deputy head

Ph.D. Željko Linšak, dipl. san. ing.

Phone: +385 51 334 530

Fax: +385 51 213 948

Mob: +385 91 765 9388

E mail: zeljko.linsak@zzjzpgz.hr

About us

Teaching Institute of Public Health of Primorsko-Goranska County is a health institution which conducts public health activities in the area of Primorsko-Goranska County. It has a continuous one hundred years of tradition of its existence and work as it is the successor of the State Royal Station for Chemical Tests, established on 8 April 1900. Today it represents an expert, but also teaching preventative public health institution, which is turning into a university scientific regional institute with the goal of providing a higher level of public health care for the wider region, which besides Primorsko-Goranska County includes the neighbouring counties. Teaching Institute of Public Health is managed by the Primorsko-Goranska County, and it represents one of the four leading Institutes of Public Health (besides Zagreb, Split and Osijek) in Croatia. It operates independently on the level of the county, with the professional coordination by the Croatian Institute of Public Health. The Institute has an integrated quality system which includes: HRN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2007, HRN EN ISO 9001:2008, HRN EN ISO 14001:2004 and HRN EN ISO 15189:2012.

Special offer:

Medical programme of oral health

Medical programme of digestive health

Medical programme of markers for blood transmitted diseases


Public health activities include epidemiological measures of control and intervention, supervision and analysis of infectious and non-infectious diseases, public health microbiological activities, analysis of scientific indicators and work in the health department, control over the health safety of foodstuffs, water and general use objects, continuous air quality monitoring, preventative and specific measures for health protection of school children and students, and primary prevention and out-patient treatment of addiction illnesses.

Additional information

Teaching Institute of Public Health of PG County consists of the following organizational departments: Department of Social Medicine, Health-Environmental Department, Microbiological Department, Epidemiological Department, Department for the Protection of Mental Health, Prevention and Out-Patient Treatment of Addiction Illnesses, Quality Department, Department of School and University Medicine, Department for Economic Affairs, Department for Legal, Human Resources and General Affairs, Department for Controlling and Revision, 7 branch offices - Crikvenica, Delnice, Krk, Opatija, Mali Lošinj, Rab and Cres, as well as 3 Centres for Public Health – Kostrena, Viškovo and Matulji.

According to the model of similar European institutions, today the Institute carries the title teaching, as it represents the centre for preventative public-health education on a scientific and professional level. The education is conducted by the same expert employees, who operatively carry out the preventative activities and handle data for the needs of scientific and professional studies and projects in primary health care or public health.


  • Ministry of health
  • Ministry of tourism
  • Ministry of Science, Education and Sports
  • Croatia - Full of Life
  • Primorje-Gorski kotar County
  • City of Rijeka
  • University of Rijeka
  • Temos international
  • Lublin
  • Lublin
  • Lublin
  • Jadrolinija
  • Uni-Rent
  • Zračna luka Rijeka
  • LOGOTEAM d.o.o.