to protect and preserve the health of Estonia’s population, and to support the devising of a healthful environment for them as well as optimal functioning of the health care system.
to be the leading agency providing coordination and advice in the fields of health care, health protection, and safety of chemicals.
The Board’s basic task is to provide leadership in the degree specified in the legislation governing its spheres of activity and to perform surveillance and enforcement functions to assure compliance with legal requirements.
Main fields are:
• health care;
• communicable diseases and control;
• environmental health;
• chemical safety;
• medical devices.