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Department of Health (SA)

Category: Organisation
Binomial Name: South Australian Government
Sub Category:State Government
State/Country:South Australia, Australia
Summary Information:
The South Australian Department of Health is a government department responsible for health services at the state level. It provides leadership in health reform, policy development and planning. The Department focusses on well-being, illness prevention, early intervention and quality care.

The Department of Health is responsible for:
-Public hospital services;
-Metropolitan and country health service delivery;
-Environmental health;
-Communicable diseases, epidemiology, and health promotion and education;
-The Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science (IMVS);
-Breast Screen South Australia;
-Organ donation; and
-The Cancer Registry.

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