Definition of health center in English:

health center


  • A building or establishment housing local medical services or the practice of a group of doctors.

    • ‘The general practitioners in my health centre, however, were willing to learn.’
    • ‘He practices developmental-behavioral pediatrics in a community health center in Boulder, Colo.’
    • ‘At the weekly baby weigh-in clinic at my local health centre, new mothers sit round in a circle on plastic chairs.’
    • ‘Every district of 2 million has clinics, a primary health center, and a hospital.’
    • ‘He slowly tried to change things and there is now a magnificent health centre manned by 10 doctors.’
    • ‘He became the senior partner at one of the practices in the health centre and retired in 1991.’
    • ‘His creations in wood raised much money for the building of a health centre in St Mary's.’
    • ‘A determining factor for the size of your health center is accessibility of medical care in the surrounding community.’
    • ‘Under the application, there would be a new community hospital, health centre and ambulance station.’
    • ‘I practise from a modern health centre in a partnership of four doctors and almost 7000 patients.’
    • ‘Reported figures only account for girls who attended prenatal clinic at the health centre.’
    • ‘These programs are often held at a local hospital or health center.’
    • ‘Your community may offer support groups at a local hospital or mental health center.’
    • ‘Today he runs two clinics - in a private practice and in a community health center for indigent patients - where he works with primary-care physicians.’
    • ‘Does your camp require that staff who are eighteen and older store their prescription medications in the health center?’
    • ‘Another appointment is granted by our local health centre and I want the doctor to see how ill he is.’
    • ‘Persons with symptoms of TB might go first for evaluation and care to a community health center.’
    • ‘He had been to a neighborhood health center, but they had to send away for his medications through the Patient Assistance Program, which could take four to six weeks, and he was in immediate need.’
    • ‘If you suspect a child is being abused, ask a doctor or community health center how to report your concerns.’
    • ‘She spent one summer helping out at a remote village clinic in Mexico and another summer working at a health center in Guatemala.’


health center

/helTH ˈsen(t)ər/ /hɛlθ ˈsɛn(t)ər/