SNIPHSwedish National Institute of Public Health
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In this connection, consider the Canadian federal government's failure to adapt public programs in other sectors and the Swedish government's failure to give the SNIPH the real power and resources it needs to coordinate and evaluate the programs run by sub-national governments.
Indeed, the SNIPH has no responsibility for formulating emergency plans for epidemics, for controlling the spread of infectious diseases, for directing laboratories for toxicological analyses, or for responding to imminent threats.
These agencies (the SNIPH in Sweden and the two collaborating centres on health policies and the determinants of health associated with the Public Health Agency of Canada) are among the public policy instruments that enable the official institutionalization of technocratic thinking with regard to social problems.