5th edition – October 2016, Ljubljana, Slovenia



At the occasion of the ENSP Network Meeting held in Ljubljana, Slovenia on 19-21 October 2016, ENSP had the pleasure to award the following persons and organisations with the ENSP Award for Outstanding contribution to Tobacco Control:

1 – Alojz Peterle, MEP Slovenia, President MEPs against Cancer

2 – Marijan Ivanuša, Head of WHO Slovenian Country office

3 – Vesna Kerstin Petrič – Republic of Slovenia Ministry of Health,

4 – Nataša Blažko, Republic of Slovenia Ministry of Health

5 – Tomaž Čakš – Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia

6 – Helena Koprivnikar, National Institute of Public Health

7 – Slovenian Coalition for Public Health, Environment and Tobacco Control

8 – Youth Network No Excuse Slovenia

9 – Special Award: Mihaela Lovše – Slovenian Coalition for Public Health, Environment and Tobacco Control

img_8046img_8051MEP Alojz Peterle received the ENSP Award in the European Parliament, Brussels on 24 January 2017.

 ensp_2016_lj_mbc_2363-copyVesna Kerstin Petrič – Republic of Slovenia Ministry of Health, receives the ENSP award in Ljubljana Municipal Building on 19 October 2016.

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Mayor of Ljubljana, Mr. Zoran Jankovic, welcomed attendants and awardees in Ljubljana Municipal Building on 19 October 2016.

 ensp_2016_lj_mbc_2368-copyTomaž Čakš – Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia, received the ENSP Award for outstanding efforts in Tobacco Control.

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Mihaela Lovše – Slovenian Coalition for Public Health, Environment and Tobacco Control, received the Special Award for Outstanding efforts in Tobacco Control.


Submitted by: Andrea Glahn, 25 January 2017