Public Health Regulation Department of Malta

The Public Health Regulation Department of Malta is responsible:

  • to develop and implement strategies to promote and improve public health;
  • issue standards for public health;
  • licence health care service and diagnostic facilities;
  • regulate health care professions;
  • advise the Minister responsible for Health on matters regarding public health;
  • ensure that the regulatory functions emanating from law are properly discharged;
  • carry out any other function emanating from national legislation.

The Department gives direction to the directorates falling within the Department including the Environmental Health Directorate, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Directorate and the Health Care standards Directorate.​

Organisations & Initiatives Working on Health Inequalities
Communicable diseases, Governance, Health in All Policies, Economy of Wellbeing, Health Impact Assessment, sustainable development, Health systems and services, primary health care, integrated systems, prevention services, health workforce, Non-communicable diseases, alcohol, nutrition, obesity, cancer, smoking, physical activity

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