National Focal Point
Shaban MemetiNational Focal Point (NFP) Director
Dr. Shaban Memeti MD, Msc, is the Director of the Institute of public health of Republic of Macedonia since 2009. Dr. Memeti is member of Advisory forum of the ECDC, national focal point for WHO International Health Regulation, national focal point for Codex Alimentarius. He is member of Committee for Technical Support of the national Foundation for transplantation.
Dr. Memeti received a medical degree in the University of Tirana. He did the specialization of children surgery and MSc in surgery in the Medical Faculty, Skopje. Since April 2007 dr. Memeti is assistant professor of surgery in the faculty of medicine, at the University Sv Kiril and Methodij, Skopje.
Institute for Public Health
Erjona ShakjiriNational Focal Point (NFP) Researcher in Publ..
Erjona ShakjiriResearcher in Public Health
Dr. Erjona Shakjiri joined the Institute of Public Health of RM as a young researcher in 2009. She has received a degree in medicine from the University of Tirana (2005) and the title specialist of microbiology in the Faculty of Medicine “Mother Teresa” at the University Sv. Kiril and Methodij in Skopje. Dr. Shaqiri is following a master program for public health in the School of public health at the Faculty of Medicine in Skopje. In March 2013 she was nominated by the Minister of Health of Macedonia as leader of the “National Group for Surveillance of Consumption of Antimicrobial Agents” . Her principal interest in the medical field is Public Health Microbiology.
Gordana KuzmanovskaSupervisor Head of the Depart..
Gordana KuzmanovskaHead of the Department for Communicable Diseases Control and Prevention
Prim. MD Gordana Kuzmanovska, received her medical degree from the University of Kiril and Metodij in Skopje. She did a specialization in epidemiology and biostatistics, and during professional carrier participated in numerous trainings and workshops related to intervention epidemiology and research. She is employed in Institute of public health of Macedonia and head of Department for Prevention and control of communicable diseases since 2009. In 2014 she was elected as president of the Macedonian Association of epidemiologists.
Institute for Public Health
Vesna Velikj StefanovskaSupervisor Head Department of..
Vesna Velikj StefanovskaHead Department of Epidemiology and biostatistics
Vesna Velikj Stefanovska, MD, MSc, PhD received her medical degree from the University of Kiril and Metodij in Skopje. She did a specialisation in epidemiology and biostatistics, MSc in epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases and a PhD thesis in epidemiology of AIDS/STIs. She works as a professor of Epidemiology and as a professor of Biostatistics at the Medical Faculty, UKIM, Skopje and at the School of Public Health, UKIM, Skopje. In 2013 she was appointed as chairman of the Department of Epidemiology and biostatistics with medical informatics, Medical Faculty, UKIM, Skopje, R.Macedonia.
She is also a Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) member of MediPIET.
Vladimir MikikjFellow Researcher in Publ..
Vladimir MikikjResearcher in Public Health
Kristina StavridisFellow Researcher in Publ..
Kristina StavridisResearcher in Public Health
MediPIET Fellow from the Cohort 1 (2014-2016).
Institute of Public Health of Republic of Macedonia
Dragan KochinskiFellow Researcher
MediPIET Fellow from the Cohort 2 (2015-2017).
Institute of Public Health of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
Largime BallazhiFellow Researcher
MediPIET fellow from the Cohort 2 (2015-2017).
Institute of Public Health