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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

COPNI code 02

Structure   Notes

  • Division: 02 - Health


This Division is divided into the following Groups:

  • 02.1 - Medical products, appliances and equipment
  • 02.2 - Outpatient services
  • 02.3 - Hospital services
  • 02.4 - Public health services
  • 02.5 - R&D Health
  • 02.6 - Other health services

Explanatory note

This division includes the following NPISHs:
- General and specialized hospitals, nursing and convalescent homes, medical and maternity centres, hospices for terminally ill persons;
- surgeries, clinics, vaccination centres and dispensaries;
- rehabilitation centres where the objective is to treat patients rather than to provide long-term support;
- volunteer organizations for ambulance crews and paramedical personnel that provide emergency medical services;
- organizations that promote public health and health education;
- organizations that provide medical services to persons who are victims of wars, famines and natural catastrophes whether in their own country or abroad;
- organizations that undertake research and scientific studies on medical and health matters and trust funds or charitable organizations that finance such activities;
- charitable foundations that provide financial support for hospitals, nursing homes, surgeries, etc. and charitable foundations that provide financial support for patients.
Includes: hospitals, nursing homes, surgeries, etc. funded by religious organizations.
Excludes: residential homes for elderly or disabled persons (05.1.0); shelters for homeless persons (05.1.0).

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