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health authority

A European term for a regulatory agency or authority.

Health Authority

A now-defunct (as of 2002) NHS body which was responsible for providing strategic leadership for improving health, identifying the healthcare needs of its resident population, securing through its contracts with providers a package of hospital and community health services to reflect those needs, monitoring the development of services, and ensuring collaboration and joint planning with the Local Authority and other agencies—roles which are now assumed by Strategic Health Authorities.
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These appointments were made by the administrator of Gujrat District Health Authority, Dr Khurram Shahzad, and the Punjab government approved these appointments.
BAHAWALPUR -- District Health Authority Bahawalpur in collaboration with Bahawal Victoria Hospital organized a walk to raise awareness about HIV-AIDS here Thursday.
RAWALPINDI -- The District Health Authority (DHA) Rawalpindi has planned four new projects in the new fiscal years.
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KARACHI: Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Hussain Shah Saturday said that Sindh Mental Health Authority under its Chairman Dr.
BAHAWALPUR -- As many as four new ambulances were handed over to District Health Authority for providing prompt health facilities to mothers and newborns in Cholistan.
Summary: New Delhi (India), Jan 2 (ANI): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the restructuring of National Health Agency as the National Health Authority.
'If the area health authority finds you're not performing, then they'll change the CEO.'
The Ministry also encouraged those who need to travel to Madagascar to take extra precautionary measures during their trip, which include maintaining close coordination with key agencies like the Dubai Health Authority, Health Authority - Abu Dhabi and GeneralCivil AviationAuthority.
Summary: Health authority discovers yellow and black spots on two batches of dietary supplements
Richardson said auditors from his office recently discovered that for three years the Oregon Health Authority has spent what may total hundreds of millions of dollars providing health services to tens of thousands of Oregonians whom the state hasn't evaluated to know whether they meet federal eligibility guidelines for Medicaid.
Summary: The head of Dubai's health authority says he wants to see the population fully covered by health insurance within the next three years -- up from less than a third at the moment.

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