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A gender- and status-neutral term for anyone professionally trained in a health science discipline who provides services for patients or clients or the public in a health care system or service. The term applies to all whose competence has been assessed by appropriate methods, e.g., physicians, nurses, sanitarians, dietitians, epidemiologists.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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