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Gesetz über den öffentlichen Gesundheitsdienst des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (ÖGDG NRW) (Law on public health services in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia)

Government of North Rhine-Westphalia Country Resources General Health Legislation North Rhine-Westphalia 25 November 1997 Legislation/regulation health service, health system

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Die Gesundheitsdienstgesetze (GDG) stellen die rechtliche Grundlage für Aufgaben und Tätigkeit des Öffentlichen Gesundheitsdienstes in den einzelnen Ländern der Bundesrepublik Deutschland dar. Sie sind länderspezifisch gültig und enthalten die allgemein verbindlichen Regelungen zu:
(1) Aufgaben und Struktur der Gesundheitsämter bzw. entsprechenden Fachabteilungen in den Städten und Kreisen, (2) Definitionen von Mindeststandards und Mindestausstattung, (3) Fragen der örtlichen und sachlichen Zuständigkeit.

The laws on public health services provide the legal basis for the duties and responsibilities of the public health sector in the German federal states. The laws are state specific and contain binding regulations concerning: (1) Duties and structure of the state's health authorities/departments in the districts and cities, (2) Definitions concerning minimum standards and minimum equipment, (3) Questions concerning local and factual responsibilities.

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