Puerto Rico Department of Health
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The Department of Health of Puerto Rico (Spanish: Departamento de Salud de Puerto Rico) is one of the Cabinet-level agencies directly created by Article 4, Section 6 of the Constitution of Puerto Rico. It is headed by a Secretary of Health, appointed by the Governor of Puerto Rico and requiring the advice and consent of the Senate of Puerto Rico. The Secretary of Health is eighth in the line of gubernatorial succession.
|Formed||March 14, 1912|
|Headquarters||San Juan, Puerto Rico|
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|Administration of Mental Health and Anti-Addiction Services||Administración de Servicios de Salud Mental y Contra la Adicción||ASSMCA|