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Dominion Council of Health sous-fonds [textual record]. 

Sous-fonds consists of

Date(s)

1919-1973

Place of creation

Canada

6.8 m of textual records
Textual records
32: Restricted by law
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Biography / Administrative history

The Dominon Council of Health (DCH) was created under Section 6 of the Department of Health Act of 1919 and re-affirmed under under Section 7 of the Department of National Health and Welfare Act of 1944. It advised the Minister of National Health and Welfare on matters relating to the health of Candians; in particular, the DCH focused its attention on the coordination of federal-provincial health programmes, and liasion between the two levels of government. The Council was composed of a Chair (the Deputy Minister of National Health), the Chief Executive Officer of each provincial department or board of health, and five members representing various segments of the Canadian population: the latter were appointed by Order-in-Council to three year terms. The Council ceased to function between 1973 and 1974.

Additional information

Source of title
Title based on act creating the Department.

Accruals
Further accruals are expected.

Government

Other system control no.