The main aim of the Health Emergency Situations Centre (HESC) - to participate in implementation of the strategy (policy) of the Government of Lithuania in the field of health emergency management; to create and implement national health emergencies' management system; to coordinate preparedness and activities of the institutions of the National Health System in case of emergency.


The main objectives:


• to coordinate the preparedness and activities of the National Health System institutions in case of emergency;

• to implement the roles and responsibilities of the National WHO International Health Regulations Focal Point and to participate in the implementation of WHO International Health Regulations (2005) in Lithuania;

• to monitor and advise on poisonings;

• to administer State Medical Reserve, ensure its target use in case of crisis and emergencies.


HESC - Emergency Contact Point 24/7 for institutions of National Health Care System, European Union institutions (EWRS), WHO, other international organizations.


HESC organize daily activities of Emergency Operations Centre of the Ministry of Health.

Organize workshops, conferences, exercises in the field of heath emergencies management.



Health Emergency Situations Centre of the Ministry of Health

Budgetary institution 

Registration No. 191349831

VAT No. LT100004955514,

Address M. K. Ciurlionio 23,Kaunas LT-44356, Lithuania

Vilnius department Mindaugo 12, Vilnius LT-03225

Email: [email protected]   

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