NPHI Legal Framework

 

Bangladesh

Bangladesh Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control & Research (IEDCR) Legislation

Agency Type: Autonomous, nonprofit corporate body

Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada Legislation

Agency Type: Legislated service agency

Other Links:  History of Public Health Agency of Canada

                      Legal Foundations for a National Public Health Agency in Canada

Costa Rica

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) Legislation

Agency Type: Institution of the Caribbean Community

Chile

Chilean Institute of Public Health Legislation

Agency Type:

Czech

Czech Republic's National Institute of Public Health Legislation

Agency Type: Contributory organzation under the direction & control of the MOH

Chile

Estonian National Institute for Health Development Public Health Act

Agency Type: Subordinate health agency directly responsible to the Minister of Health

Chile

Ethiopian Public Health Institute Legislation

Agency Type: Autonomous federal government office accountable to the Minister of Health

Finland

Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) Legislation

Agency Type: Research and development institute under the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, subject to the performance guidance of the Ministry

Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau's National Institute of Public Health (INASA) Legislation

Agency Type: Institute endowed with technical, administrative, financial, & patrimonial autonomy under the tutelage of the MOH

Chile

The Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) Legislation

Agency Type: Indepentent part of the Ministry of Health, Welfare & Sport

Other Links: Bulletin of Acts, Orders and Decrees of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Nigeria

The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) Legislation

Agency Type: Parastatal

Norway

Norwegian Institute of Public Health Legislation

Agency Type: Governmental institution under the Ministry of Health and Care Services

Tanzania

Tanzanian National Institute for Medical Research Legislation

Agency Type: Parastatal

England

Public Health England Legislation

Agency Type: Operationally autonomous executive agency of the Department of Health

Wales

Public Health Wales Legislation

Agency Type: NHS Trust


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