Medical Officer of Health

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Medical Officer of Health

A physician and senior government official of a health agency, usually at the town, district, county or regional level, who advises and leads a team of medical experts on matters of public health importance.

Medical Officer of Health

An obsolete term for the principal medical administrator in a local government area. Now known as a Community Physician.
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