state, or provincial (public), health department

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The public health department responsible for providing public health services for all the people of a specified regional jurisdiction. In most nations that have this arrangement of public health services, the essential public health services provided include communicable disease surveillance and control, environmental health services (some are provided at the national and some at the local level), specific health care for vulnerable groups, health promotion and education, chronic disease prevention, health services administration, management, and evaluation.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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