Puerto Rico Department of Public Health
Established in 1912, the Puerto Rico Department of Public Health (PRDOH)external icon provides primary, secondary, tertiary and supratertiary health services to the population in Puerto Rico through a regionalized health system, and has the sole public authority responsible for planning health services. Its mission focuses on health promotion, prevention and protection and health services. Puerto Rico’s Secretary of Health, appointed by the Governor, heads the agency. PRDOH is the agency responsible for the epidemiological control of HIV and for developing and implementing public policy regarding this subject.
Below you will find a link to this jurisdiction’s Approved Phase 1 ECHPP plan. These plans are living documents that will be updated by the jurisdiction as new data or information become available. Templates for these workbooks which were developed for this project can be found on the ECHPP Tools Page.
- Division of HIV/AIDSexternal icon (Definición del VIH/SIDA)