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The Public Health Act

Legislative Assembly of Manitoba; Government of Manitoba Country Resources General Health Legislation Manitoba 2009 Legislation/regulation health promotion, health system, public health

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Manitoba’s new Public Health Act came into effect on April 1, 2009, establishing a new legislative framework that will help the province anticipate and respond to public health emergencies. The new act also creates a framework for the other provincial public health functions, such as health surveillance, disease and injury prevention, and population health assessments.

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