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  1. Gambia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Health is Wealth - Department for Health and Social Welfare, Health Policy Framework 2007-2020. - Policy document on-line

    Adoption: 2006 | GMB-2006-M-87119

    Sets out the policy for health including the government's vision and mission, its, goals objectives, targets and how this policy is to be implemented.

  2. Gambia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Public Health Act (Amendment) (No. 3) Decree, 1995 (No. 42 of 1995). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1995-06-07 | GMB-1995-L-87131

    Section 12 is amended by deleting subsection 6 and by replacing it with 2 new subsections. Subsection 6 provides for the inspection of food by Health Officers. If food, in the opinion of the Health Officer, is unwholesome or unfit for human consumption, the Health Officer shall condemn it and may order the food to be destroyed or disposed. Notwithstanding section 18 (exemption of liability) no proceedings shall be brought against Health Officer for any action taken in accordance with this section (New subsection 6(a)).

  3. Gambia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Public Health Act, 1989 (Act No. 1 of 1989). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1989-12-11 | GMB-1989-L-87130

    The Minister may make regulations with respect to matters specified in section 7 including measures ensuring the purity of water supply, the slaughtering of animals for use as food for human consumption, the keeping of domestic animals, the disposal of dead animals, the production and offering for sale for human consumption, the standards of identification, and composition and quality of food offered for sale. No person shall operate a business or trade without a valid health certificate issued by the Director of Health Services. A business or trade conducted without a valid health certificate or in insanitary conditions may be closed by the Director or any health officer (sect. 11). No person shall sell or distribute unwholesome food. Imported food shall be presented to a health officer at the port of entry. The health officer shall take samples of food imported (sect. 12). (20 sections)

    Repeals the Public Health Act (cap. 154)


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