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COPNI code 02.4.0Structure Notes
- Provision of public health services such as preparation and dissemination of information on public health matters, family planning services, blood-bank operation (collecting, processing, storing, shipping), disease detection (cancer, tuberculosis, venereal disease), prevention (immunization, inoculation), monitoring (infant nutrition, child health), epidemiological data collection and so forth.
Includes: public health services delivered by special teams to groups of clients, most of whom are in good health, at workplaces, schools or other non-medical settings; public health services not connected with a hospital, clinic or practitioner; public health services not delivered by medically qualified doctors; public health service laboratories.
Excludes: medical analysis laboratories (02.2.3); laboratories engaged in determining the causes of disease (02.5.0).
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