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Transmittal Notice 63-42


TN 63-42
08/14/63

BACKGROUND:

Section 1-3.4, Objectives of the Indian Health Program has been revised to redefine and to emphasize the Division's responsibility and its goal of elevating the health status of the Indian and Alaska Native beneficiaries to the highest possible level.  The former paragraph on interim objectives within this same section has been rewritten to set forth the continuing objectives of the Division.

Added as a new section is 1-4.5A, Organization Relationships for Headquarters to Area Offices to Service Units.  In addition to the chapter, charts have been included to illustrate this relationship.

/Carruth J. Wagner, M.D./
Carruth J. Wagner, M.D.
Assistant Surgeon General
Chief, Division of Indian health


MATERIAL TRANSMITTED:

Revised Table of Contents for Part 1, Chapter 4
Revised Section 1-3.4, Objectives of the Indian Health Program
New Section 1-4.5A, Organization Relationships, Hdqrts.-Area-Service Units
Chart No. 1 to Section 1-4.5A, Organization Chart
Chart No. 2 to Section 1-4.5A, Functional Chart


MATERIAL SUPERSEDED:

Section 1-3.4, pages 3 and 4 of Part 1, Chapter 3


MANUAL MAINTENANCE:

Discard superseded pages and file the attached material in proper sequence.


Distribution:  P-ABCDG under d and B, C under d
Date:  August 14, 1963


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