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Vaccination Act, 1919 šŸ‡¬šŸ‡­

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Republic of Ghana

The seventy-sixth


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Vaccination Act, 1919

  • Commenced on 1 January 1920
AN ACT to provide for vaccination and for related matters.

1. Public vaccinators

(1)A medical officer in the Health Service is a public vaccinator for the purpose of this Act.
(2)The Minister may appoint a registered medical practitioner not in the Health Service as a public vaccinator, and as an assistant public vaccinator any other person certified by the deputy director of the Service as a person with the necessary probity, skill, and knowledge.
(3)An assistant public vaccinator shall perform the functions of a public vaccinator which under the Regulations that are assigned to an assistant public vaccinator.
(4)An assignment may be made generally with respect to assistant public vaccinators or specifically with respect to one or more assistant public vaccinators.

2. Free vaccination

(1)A public vaccinator shall vaccinate, free of charge, the persons who pā€¦

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