Martin Rusnák, MD, PhD, Professor of Public Health

Period: From (m/y) To (m/y)


From 12/2012 - 12/2012
IPA Public Health Reform II - Bosnia and Herzegovina
Team leader, Key Expert in Public Health

From 5/2010 - on-going

Project to support health and health care development in the region of Kwale, Kenya. Member of missions. Teaching in Health Training College, Msambweni.

From 12/2010 - 10/2012

Project based on EU funding scheme Leonardo: Capacity building of Human Resource for Health in Slovakia for International Development Aid. The team leader

From 10/2009-10/2011

Support for the hospital and nursing education in Mapuordit, South Sudan. The team leader.

From 9/2010-12/2012

EU project SRAP Addiction Prevention within Roma and Sinti Communities. Team leader of the evaluation work package.

From 5/2009 – 5/2010

EU COST Project: Health and Social Care for Migrants and Ethnic Minorities in Europe. Member of the team.

From 1/2009 - 2010

Technical assistance to support the Reform of the Emergency Medical Service in Serbia,  EuropeAid/126895/C/SER/YU. Evaluating the emergency medical services in Serbia compared to the situation n Slovakia. Consulting mostly on health policies and evidence based approaches

From 3/2009 - 12/09

Technical Assistance for Licensing and Accreditation under Health sector modernization project consultant services, Project ID No. P082814, Grant No. TF 055804, Team Leader focusing on accreditation process and criteria. The inception phase was composed from an evaluation of current level of health services in Albania

From 1/2008 - 3/2009

European Center for Disease Control: consulting in the area of evidence based infection diseases management, infectious diseases policies on European level and socio-economic determinants

From 11/2007-7/2008

The Clinical Practice Guidelines as a Component of Quality in Health System in Albania, Albania, Health sector modernization project, Grant No. TF 055804, Project No. 4154, Team Leader, Development and Implementation of Evidence Based Practice Guidelines for General Practice in Albania

From 1/06 – to 12/07

Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance in Human Medicine, , MATRA, MAT05/HR/9/2 Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the EVD agency MPAP programme, Croatia, as the senior consultant in evidence based guidelines and protocols and data processing. Evaluation of existing guidelines using the AGREE instrument.

From 5/06 – to 12/07

PHARE CONTRACT BG-01-03-0013; Educational and Medical Integration of Vulnerable Minority Groups with the Special Focus on Roma – Component 3: Health at Bulgaria Identification number: Europeaid/121330/D/SV/. The assignment comprises evaluation of previous PHARE project activities in the field.

From 1/06 – 06/06

Romania: Project Assessment of the health status of Roma and the related health care needs, PHARE Twinning Light Project, RO-2004/016–772.05.01.02, Senior Consultant in Epidemiology and Health Systems with specific component of an evaluation of previous activities’ results

From 1/04 to 12/05

Slovakia: Building Quality Development Programme in Slovakia, MAT03/SK/9/1, Senior Consultant in issues of standards of care and education

From 5/05 to 6/05

Kenya: A Formulation Mission of a Diocese of Rumbek – Cordaid Health Programme In North And West Aweil County on health situation with special focus on refugees and IDPs

From 9/05 – 9/05

South Sudan (2005): Health Rehabilitation Inventory and Identification North and West Aweil. Fact finding mission on health situation with special focus on refugees and IDPs followed by project proposal drafting. Cordaid Health Programme In North And West Aweil County

From 6/04 – 7/04

Mexico: Delivering a workshop on community prevention of injuries and violence. Universitas Iberoamericana, Mexico City

From 11/02 – 11/05

Project Copernicus 2 – BALKAN REINTEGRATION (EU 5th Framework Program) Reducing mortality and long-term disability of TBI victims through research into treatment procedures used in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia and Croatia the project coordinator and principal investigator

From 09/03-10/03

Developing Terms of Reference for Strengthening of the Estonian capacity in the control of communicable diseases, MAT03/ES/9/1a Senter Internationaal Pre-accession programmes

From 01/02 – 08/03

Promotion of Patients’ Rights in Slovakia, a project (MATRA Mat/01/sk/93)     

From 08/97-10/01

Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania: “Evidence Based Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury” – coordinated by  the Int. Gesellschaft zur Erforschung von Hirntraumata, Wien, Austria        

From 01/99-12/00

Slovak Republic – PHARE Project: Finance and Primary Health Care, Prj.number : SR 9708.01.01          

From 01/97-12/01

Albert Schweitzer Institute for the Humanities, USA. As representative for CEE and NIS providing contacts for people from the region and organise seminars, conferences, projects, which involve collaboration of local people with professionals from US and Western Europe  

From 01/94- 12/97

“US AID – projects for Slovak Republic, with participation from Poland, Romania

From 1980-1994

Consultant to WHO Geneva, WHO Copenhagen(projects on noncommunicable diseases)