REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4204 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A PROPER COMPILATION OF STATISTICS ON DISEASES, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION TWO OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED ONE THOUSAND EIGHTY-TWO, AS AMENDED
1. Section two of Republic Act Numbered One thousand
eighty-two, as amended, is further amended by adding thereto a new
subsection to read as follows: |
"(d) There shall be in each regional office of the Department of Health a regional epidemiologist and a statistician who shall be charged with the duties of compiling and evaluating statistics on disease intelligence. The assistant provincial or assistant city health officers shall be in charge of the epidemiological and statistical functions within their respective jurisdiction, which shall be performed by a disease nomenclature clerk.
"No person shall be appointed epidemiologist or statistician unless he is a holder of a bachelor's degree conferred by a reputable school, college or university and has had at least two years experience in elementary statistical methods."
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 19, 1965