Provincial Secretariat for Health Care


Provincial Secretariat for Health Care

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Provincial Secretariat for Health Care.

The Provincial Secretariat for Health Care, in conformity with the law and the Statute, shall perform tasks of the provincial administration in the field of health care, related to the preparation of acts for the Assembly or Provincial Government which shall: regulate matters of provincial interest in health care and health insurance and improve health care, health and pharmaceutical services, in the territory of AP Vojvodina; determine measures to ensure and implement health care of interest to the citizens in the territory of AP Vojvodina, as well as measures to ensure and implement activities in the field of public health, of interest to the citizens of AP Vojvodina; adopt special health care programmes for certain categories of population, i.e. types of diseases that are specific for AP Vojvodina, and for which a special health care programme has not been adopted at the republic level; adopt a special programme in the field of public health for the territory of AP Vojvodina; found health care institutions (general hospitals, special hospitals, clinics, institutes, the Clinical Centre, the Institute or Agency of Public Health, Institute of Blood Transfusion and Institute for Anti-Rabies Protection) and exercise founders’ rights thereof; propose a plan of health care institutions network in the territory of AP Vojvodina; provide its opinion on the abolition, merger and division of health care institutions, founded by AP Vojvodina; determine weekly work schedule, the start and end of working hours in health care institutions, founded by it; determine weekly work schedule, the start and end of working hours in health care institutions and private practices, in the territory of AP Vojvodina, during an epidemic and eliminate consequences caused by natural or other major disasters and emergency situations, in the territory of AP Vojvodina; determine the minimum work to be done during a strike of health care institutions, in the territory of AP Vojvodina; found the Medical Council of Vojvodina and the Ethics Committee of Vojvodina; propose a director of the Provincial Health Insurance Institute and take measures for the provision and implementation of activities, in the field of public health of interest to the citizens of AP Vojvodina.
The Provincial Secretariat for Health Care shall perform executive, expert and development tasks of the provincial administration, supervise and monitor implementation of the provisions under Paragraph 1 of this Article. In the area within its scope of work, it shall monitor and assist the work of health care institutions, founded by the AP Vojvodina authorities.
The Provincial Secretariat for Health Care shall: put forward a proposal to the Minister competent for health affairs to determine the number of trainees in health care facilities with the headquarters in the territory of AP Vojvodina, that health care facilities are obliged to employ, so as to obtain internship experience on an annual basis; put forward a proposal to the Minister competent for health affairs, regarding the Medical Staff Development Plan for health care institutions that are located in the territory of AP Vojvodina; put forward a proposal to the Minister competent for health affairs to determine referential health care institutions for certain fields of health services, in the territory of AP Vojvodina; provide opinion on the proposal, regarding acquisition of the title of head physicians for doctors of medicine, doctors of dental medicine and bachelors of pharmacy, in the territory of AP Vojvodina;
The Provincial Secretariat for Health Care shall cooperate with humanitarian and expert organisations, unions and associations, in the field of health care; create databases in the field of health care; monitor the work of health care services, in the territory of AP Vojvodina.
The Provincial Secretariat for Health Care, in the field of sanitary supervision shall, in conformity with the law, perform conferred tasks of the state administration, which are conferred upon the AP Vojvodina authorities, by the law. It shall pass a decision on the determination of zones of sanitary protection of water sources, in the territory of AP Vojvodina.
The Provincial Secretariat for Health Care shall perform other tasks, when they have been conferred upon it by the law, the Provincial Assembly decision or any other regulation.


Zoran Gojković


Provincial Secretary for Healthcare

Doc.dr.sc Zoran Gojković, is the Provincial Secretary for Healthcare.

He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in Novi Sad. He is the Head of Surgery Department at the Clinic for Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Clinical Centre of Vojvodina.

He is a Doctor of Medical Science and an assistant professor of surgery at the Faculty of Medicine in Novi Sad.

He is a member of many international and national expert organisations, associations and the author and co-author of a range of expert and scientific papers.


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Contact


  • Mihajla Pupina boulevard, 16
    21000 Novi Sad
  • Autonomous Province of Vojvodina
    Republic of Serbia
  • Phone: 021/487-40-00
  • presbiro@vojvodina.gov.rs