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Codigo de Salud (Health Code)

Ecuador President of the Republic Country Resources General Health Legislation Ecuador 6 August 1997 Legislation/regulation communicable disease, health promotion, non communicable disease

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El Código de la Salud rige de manera específica y prevalente los derechos, obligaciones y normas relativos a protección, fomento, reparación y rehabilitación individual y colectiva. Establece que el Estado es reponsable de velar por la salud individual y colectiva y esta ley regula toda material o acción de salud pública o privada.

The Code of Health regulates in a specific and prevalent manner the rights, obligations and norms related to individual or collective protection, fostering, reparation and rehabilitation. It establishes that the State is responsible for the individual and collective health and, this law regulates all aspects and actions related to public or private health.


Codigo de Salud (Health Code)
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