Regional Authority of Public Health in Banská Bystrica provides the functions of the Information Centre for Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons.
In fulfilling the tasks of the Information Centre:
- prepares information and documents to the authorities of the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic, concerning the issue of bacteriological (biological) and toxin weapons convention following the situation in the Slovak Republic and abroad,
- provides basic diagnostic procedures for the diagnosis of selected infectious diseases under consideration as bacteriological (biological) and toxin weapons,
- co-operates with state authorities, local governments and relevant institutions abroad in addressing the issues,
- works with the media.