Nomenclature for the analysis and comparison of scientific programmes and budgets (2007)

Code:  07
Description:  Health
Explanatory notes:  This chapter includes R&D related to protecting, promoting and restoring human health - broadly interpreted to include health aspects of nutrition and food hygiene. It ranges from preventative medicine, including all aspects of medical and surgical treatment, both for individuals and groups, and the provision of hospital and home care, to social medicine and paediatric and geriatric research.

This chapter also includes R&D related to:
- Prevention, surveillance and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases;
- Monitoring the health situation;
- Health promotion;
- Occupational health;
- Public health legislation and regulations;
- Public health management;
- Specific public health services;
- Personal health care for vulnerable and high risk populations.