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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

COFOG code 07.4.0

Structure   Notes

  • Division: 07 - Health
  • Group: 07.4 - Public health services
  • Class: 07.4.0 - Public health services (IS)

Explanatory note

- Provision of public health services;
- administration, inspection, operation or support of public health services such as blood-bank operation (collecting, processing, storing, shipping), disease detection (cancer, tuberculosis, venereal disease), prevention (immunization, inoculation), monitoring (infant nutrition, child health), epidemiological data collection, family planning services and so forth;
- preparation and dissemination of information on public health matters.
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 (07.2.4); laboratories engaged in determining the causes of disease (07.5.0).

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