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보건의료기본법 (Framework Act on Health and Medical Services)

Government of the Republic of Korea Country Resources General Health Legislation Republic of Korea 4 June 2013 Legislation/regulation health system, human rights, plan

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이 법은 보건의료에 관한 국민의 권리·의무와 국가 및 지방자치단체의 책임을 정하고 보건의료의 수요와 공급에 관한 기본적인 사항을 규정함으로써 보건의료의 발전과 국민의 보건 및 복지의 증진에 이바지하는 것을 목적으로 한다.

이 법은 또한 정신보건에 관한 조항을 포함한다: 제42조(정신 보건의료) 국가와 지방자치단체는 정신질환의 예방과 정신질환자의 치료 및 사회복귀 등 국민의 정신건강 증진을 위하여 필요한 시책을 수립·시행하여야 한다.

The purpose of this Act is to prescribe the rights and duties of nationals and the obligations of the State and local governments, with regard to health and medical services, and provide for basic matters on the supply of and demand for health and medical services, thereby contributing to the development of health and medical services and the improvement of national health and welfare.

This Act includes an article on mental health services: Article 42 (Mental Health and Medical Services) The State and local governments shall formulate and implement policies necessary for promoting the mental health of nationals, such as preventing mental diseases, treating patients with mental diseases and helping such patients to return to society.

Last Amended on: 04 June, 2013
First Enacted on: 12 January, 2000

This document was uploaded to MiNDbank on 16 March, 2014.


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