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health authority

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
in the UK, an organization that is responsible for hospitals and medical services in a particular area
Translations of “health authority”
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國)醫療衛生主管機關…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国)医疗卫生管理部门…
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