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Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

  • By: Elizabeth R. Purdy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the umbrella organization for a number of government agencies that deliver social services to Americans, especially to the most vulnerable segments of the population. The roots of HHS can be ...

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