It coordinates the preparation of regulations and materials and is in charge of cooperation with the National Assembly, the Government and other ministries. It performs organisational tasks for visits by foreign delegations and protocol events. It coordinates administrative and technical tasks for the minister and coordinates and organises the minister’s working meetings. It organises all other activities to ensure the smooth functioning of the ministry. The office is also a part of the commission for the professional examination of healthcare and allied professionals – the examination determining a candidate’s level of knowledge in individual subjects. It plans, manages, coordinates and implements activities financed by the European cohesion policy. It examines and assists with the preparation of ministry’s applications to international invitations to tender and other projects relating to healthcare. It also coordinates international projects.