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Related to health service: Indian Health Service, Public Health Service
Translations
خِدْمَة صِحِّيَّه
státní zdravotnictví
den offentlige sygesikring
társadalombiztosítás
heilbrigîisòjónusta
zdravotná služba
sağlık hizmetleri

Health Service

n the Health Service (Brit) → il Servizio Sanitario Nazionale

health

(helθ) noun
1. the state of being well or ill. He is in good/poor health.
2. the state of being well. I may be getting old, but so long as I keep my health, I'll be happy.
ˈhealthy adjective
1. (generally) having good health. I'm rarely ill – I'm really a very healthy person; My bank balance is healthier now than it used to be.
2. causing or helping to produce good health. a healthy climate.
3. resulting from good health. a healthy appetite.
4. showing a sensible concern for one's own well-being etc. He shows a healthy respect for the law.
ˈhealthiness noun
ˈhealth maintenance organization noun
(abbreviation HMO) (American) a system of health centers providing medical treatment, preventive care and hospitalization to its paying members.
health service
(the organization which runs) all the medical services of a country which are available to the public.
drink (to) someone's health
to drink a toast to someone, wishing him good health.
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Before looking at the changes of the past 30 or so years, a word about the development of professional training of health service executives in Australia - a development in which both medical and nonmedical administrators trod the same pathway.
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