• Organization TypeGovernment
  • HeadquartersGuatemala

Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance (Guatemala)

The Political Constitution of March 13, 1945 creates the Ministries and Ministers of State, in which it was said that each Minister would have one or more Undersecretaries to replace it in their order in cases of absence or temporary lack of the holder of the portfolio. The Political Constitution of October 15, 1965 creates the Vice Ministers instead of Undersecretaries who would have the same qualities of their appointment with the Ministers. The Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance of the Republic of Guatemala (MSPAS) is responsible for formulating the policies and enforcing the legal regime related to preventive and curative health and to the actions of protection, promotion, recovery and rehabilitation of physical health and mental health of the inhabitants of the country and the hygienic preservation of the environment; to the orientation and coordination of technical and financial cooperation in health and to ensure compliance with international treaties and conventions related to health in cases of emergencies due to epidemics and natural disasters.
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  • Guatemala (headquarters)
  • Guatemala City
  • 6Av. 3-45 zone 11