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Access to the official government agencies responsible for the country's public health laws.

Intl Countries » Australia

References from government and business entities in Australia

Health: Commonwealth Dept. of Health and Family Services in Australia [252] ?

Provides links to the agencies and publications associated with Health & Family Services

Work Health Authority - Northern Territory [9120] ?

Responsible for health, safety and workers compensation in the Northern Territory

Intl Countries » Bahrain

References from government and business entities in Bahrain

Updated Bahrain Ministry of Health [12791] ?

Public health department for Bahrain

Intl Countries » Bangladesh

References from government and business entities in Bangladesh

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare - Bangladesh [37366] ?

Responsible for the public health and welfare

Intl Countries » Canada

Canada - References from government and business entities

Department of Health and Community Services - Newfoundland & Labrador [7094] ?

Agency responsible for the health laws in Newfoundland and Labrador

Department of Health and Social Services - Yukon [7102] ?

Agency responsible for the health laws in Yukon

Health Canada [271] ?

Canada - Governmental department responsible for Canadian health

Health Department - Manitoba [7090] ?

Agency responsible for health laws in Manitoba

Health Department - Nova Scotia [15757] ?

Administers the health care system in Nova Scotia

Health Ministry - Alberta [15754] ?

Ministry of Health and Wellness for Alberta

Health Ministry - British Columbia [15755] ?

Ministry of Health & Ministry Responsible for Seniors in British Columbia

Health Ministry - New Brunswick [15756] ?

Ministry of Health and Wellness for New Brunswick

Health Ministry - Ontario [15758] ?

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for Ontario

Health Ministry - Prince Edward Island [15759] ?

Department of Health and Social Services for Prince Edward Island

Health Ministry - Saskatchewan [15760] ?

Health Department for Saskatchewan

Health: Canadian Institute for Health Information [270] ?

Maintains extensive Canadian health databases, sets national standards and analyses health data

Intl Countries » Cyprus

References from government and business entities in Cyprus

Ministry of Health - Cyprus [37406] ?

The main state agency for health policy

Intl Countries » Czech Republic

References from government and business entities in Czech Republic

National Institue of Public Health - Czech Republic [13169] ?

Responsible for the protection of health in the Czech Republic

Intl Countries » Dominican Republic

References from government and business entities in Dominican Republic

Superintendent of Health and Labor Risks - Dominican Republic [37411] ?

Web Portal of the Superintendency of Health and Safety at Work (Spanish)

Intl Countries » Estonia

References from government and business entities in Estonia

Ministry of Social Affairs - Estonia [26093] ?

Labor department, public health department, social security, social welfare

Intl Countries » European Union

References from government and business entities about European Union

Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities [4545] ?

Includes public health, health & safety in the workplace, employment, discrimination, etc.

Intl Countries » Finland

References from government and business entities in Finland

KTL: National Institute for Health and Welfare - Finland [23362] ?

Health promotion, research and surveillance

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health - Finland [23360] ?

Responsible for social, health, social welfare, occupational health, environmental health, etc

National Agency for Medicines Finland [23361] ?

Responsible for the safety of medicines, medical devices and blood products

Intl Countries » Guam

References from government and business entities in Guam

Guam Department of Public Health & Social Services [29776] ?

Includes environmental health, public health, public welfare and senior citizens

Intl Countries » Hong Kong

References from government and business entities in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Department of Food & Health [4620] ?

Agency that executes health care policies and statutory functions in Hong Kong

Intl Countries » Ireland

References from government and business entities in Ireland

Food Safety Authority of Ireland [11966] ?

Responsible for food safety in Ireland

Public Health Services - Ireland [25452] ?

Responsible for the delivery of health services in Ireland

Intl Countries » Jamaica

References from government and business entities in Jamaica

Ministry of Health - Jamaica [37427] ?

Responsible for public health laws

Intl Countries » Japan

References from government and business entities in Japan

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan [12451] ?

Responsible for public health, labour and welfare regulations in Japan

Intl Countries » Lebanon

References from government and business entities in Lebanon

Ministry of Public Health Lebanon [37455] ?

Responsible for public health laws

Intl Countries » Malaysia

References from government and business entities in Malaysia

Ministry of Health, Malaysia [23553] ?

Responsible for health laws in Malaysia

Intl Countries » New Zealand

References from government and business entities in New Zealand

Ministry of Health - New Zealand [2863] ?

The government entity responsible for public health

Intl Countries » Norway

References from government and business entities in Norway

Norwegian Directorate of Health [37909] ?

Responsible for public health laws

Intl Countries » Philippines

References from government and business entities in Philippines

Department of Health - Philippines [10375] ?

Agency responsible for public health administration in the Philippines

Intl Countries » South Africa

References from government and business entities in South Africa

Updated Health Department - South Africa [14175] ?

Responsible for promulgating and enforcing health laws in South Africa

Intl Countries » Taiwan

References from government and business entities in Taiwan

Bureau of National Health Insurance - Taiwan [26104] ?

Social insurance program for Taiwan

Taiwan Ministry of Public Health and Welfare [20595] ?

Home page of the agency responsible for the public's health

Intl Countries » United Kingdom

References from government and business entities in United Kingdom

Food Standards Agency - UK [4554] ?

Responsible for food safety standards in the UK

Health: Department of Health - United Kingdom [4592] ?

Government agency responsible for providing healthcare services in UK

Northern Ireland Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety [10350] ?

Responsible for health and social security in Northern Ireland

USA Government » Center for Disease

Access to the programs and offices of the US Centers for Disease Control

CDC Center, Institute and Offices [2525] ?

A list of the offices and links to their websites

CDC Centers, Institutes & Offices [1036] ?

List and links to the centers, institutes and offices that comprise CDC

CDC Injury Prevention & Control [1414] ?

Center for Disease Control federal agency - Mission: to reduce injuries outside the workplace

CDC Office on Disability and Health [2867] ?

Develops public policies related to environmental influences on the disabled

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention [219] ?

Agency of US Department of Health & Human Services responsible for disease control

Epidemiology Program Office [3353] ?

Strengthens the public health system by coordinating public health surveillance at CDC

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion [1423] ?

Center for Disease Control agency responsible for promoting health for Americans

NIOSH Education and Research Centers (ERCs) [1188] ?

Listing of the NIOSH Educational Resources Centers

USA Government » FDA

Departments and agencies of US Food and Drug Administration

Center for Devices and Radiological Health [3816] ?

Ensures the safety & effectiveness of medical devices & the control of radiation exposure

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research [478] ?

FDA agency responsible for regulatory guidance on drugs in the United States

Food & Drug Administration [1125] ?

US agency responsible for drug and food safety legislation and enforcement

USA Government » Health-Human Services

Agencies of the US Department of Health & Human Services

Administration on Aging [2969] ?

Department of Health & Human Services office responsible for the needs of older Americans

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality [199] ?

Created to enhance the quality of health care services in the US

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [1517] ?

Federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid programs for US government

Department of Health & Human Services [1124] ?

Principle US agency for protecting public health and providing human services

Health Resources and Services Administration [14340] ?

Directs national health programs - rural health, HIV/AIDS, maternal/child health, telehealth, etc

Healthy People 2020 [1288] ?

US Public Health Service's national prevention initiative to improve the health of all Americans

Updated National Health Information Center [196] ?

US health information referral service for health professionals and consumers

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health [1123] ?

US HHS agency responsible for public health in the United States

Updated Office of the Inspector General [9010] ?

Main website for the OIG for the Department of Health and Human Services

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration [1134] ?

Responsible for US federal substance abuse & mental health services and programs

US Department of Health and Human Services [34070] ?

Responsible for federal health laws and regulations

USA Government » Natl Institutes Health

Departments and agencies of the US National Institute of Health

Updated National Cancer Institute [2724] ?

Coordinates the US government's cancer research program

National Eye Institute [3421] ?

National Institute of Health division that conducts and supports vision research

Updated National Institute for Nursing Research [2857] ?

Nursing research designed to understand and ease the symptoms of acute and chronic illness

Updated National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases [3405] ?

Provides health information for the public - resources for health professionals and researchers

National Institute of Health [1132] ?

Conducts medical research for the US government

Updated National Institute of Mental Health [1675] ?

Mental health research organization portion of the US National Institute of Health

Updated National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism [1671] ?

Supports biomedical and behavioral research on alcoholism and alcohol-related problems

National Institute on Drug Abuse [2370] ?

NIDA supports over 85% of the world's research on health aspects of drug abuse and addiction

NIH - Institutes & Offices [639] ?

Links to institutes, centers and divisions that comprise the National Institute of Health

US National Library of Medicine [1130] ?

Part of National Institutes of Health






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