Simple tombstones in front of a cemetery wall

mortuary health

The proper handling of human corpses and their remains is an essential public health activity to prevent the transmission of diseases and care for the environment.

For this reason, the Mortuary Health Technical Unit's mission is to control and monitor the activity of funeral companies in the Community of Madrid, in order to ensure that this activity is carried out with the proper health guarantees and that legislation is complied with. valid.

The intervention of the administration is limited to those actions that require it for health reasons, guaranteeing the protection of public health, minimizing unnecessary burdens and procedures for citizens and companies, thus fulfilling the principle of necessity, efficiency and proportionality.