General Directorate for health prevention

The General Directorate for health prevention (Italian acronym: Dgps ) belongs to the prevention and communication Department of the Ministry of Health and deals with the following issues:

  • health of mothers, babies, during the development age and of the elderly
  • infectious and diffusive diseases
  • pollution, dangerous substances and radiations
  • health at home and in the workplace
  • drug addiction
  • mental health, civil invalidity, disability
  • safeguarding the health-hygiene characteristics of water
  • blood and blood products, organ transplant
  • bio-technologies
  • health of immigrants, stateless individuals, political refugees, foreigners
  • bio-terrorism.
Ultimo aggiornamento: 

17 aprile 2009