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EXPENDITURE ON FOOD, HYGIENE & DRINKING WATER CONTROL

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Definition:
Expenditure on food, hygiene & drinking water control comprises of a variety of activities of a public health concern that are part of other public activities such as inspection and regulation of various industries, including water supply. (ICHA health-related function HC.R.4).

Context:

Activities under this item are part of various COFOG functions (COFOG, 04 Economic Affairs (various industries); and 06.3 Water supply which includes supervision and regulation of water purity).

Source Publication:
OECD Health Data 2001: A Comparative Analysis of 30 Countries, OECD, Paris, 2001, data sources, definitions and methods.

Statistical Theme: Health statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, March 15, 2002