Basque Government

Departments - Health

Functions and areas of activity

The functions and areas of action of the Department of Health are as follows:

  1. Planning and ordinance in the area of health.
  2. Public health and food safety.
  3. Epidemiological surveillance.
  4. Pharmaceutical ordinance.
  5. Drug addictions.
  6. Run the Autonomous Bodies, private law public entities and public partnerships assigned to the Department.
  7. All other power allocated to it by law and regulations.

The following are assigned to this Department:

  1. Osakidetza - Basque Public Health Service, public body operating under private law.
  2.  Basque Foundation for Healthcare Innovation and Research – BIOEF.

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