National Institute for Health Development

National Institute for Health Development in Estonia (Tervise Arengu Instiuut, TAI) is an agency of the Ministry of Social Affairs and is responsible for implementing and monitoring the majority of the state prevention programs. TAI is the site of all health registries in Estonia, including the Estonian Cancer Registry and the central electronic Estonian Cancer Screening Registry, established in 2016. The Institute has the leading role in implementing the National Cancer Plan and is in charge of all the cancer screening programs in Estonia. The National Institute for Health Development has a multidisciplinary research environment, with many senior researchers available for consultation. It has active research collaboration with academic institutions in Estonia and abroad with special expertise in cancer research, and is equipped with modern IT and laboratory facilities.

The project was launched in September 2015 and will continue to August 2020.

This project has received funding from the European Unionʼs Horizon2020 Programme under grant agreement no 634753