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Iraq (219) > Medical care and sickness benefit (4)

Name: Public Health Law, Law No. 89 of 1981
Country: Iraq
Subject(s): Medical care and sickness benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1981-08-17
Entry into force:
Published on: Unofficial English translation, 20 p. (DOC.NORMES)
ISN: IRQ-1981-L-57211
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation, 20 p. (DOC.NORMES)
Abstract/Citation: Makes provisions in order to provide for the enjoyment of citizens' rights to full physical, mental and social fitness. Chapter One governs general objectives and administrative organs. Part One establishes general objectives. Part Two governs administrative organs. Establishes the powers and duties of the Ministry Council and the Governate Health Council. Chapter Two governs preventative medicine. Part One governs primary health care. This concerns maternity, childhood, and family health care, school health care, protection of vision and hearing, dental prevention, nutrition, health education, mental health, and public health laboratories. Part Two provides for health inspections. Part Three governs the control of communicable diseases. Part Four provides for the conveyance of corpses and death burials. Part Five provides for the safety of drinking water. Part Six governs the breeding of animals. Chapter Three regulates curative health centres. Regulates public and private health institutions. Chapter Four makes administrative and penal provisions. Chapter Five makes concluding provisions.
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