Punjab Health Department Pakistan| Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education

Everything You Need To Know About Punjab Health Department-Pakistan

Punjab Health Department is also known as Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education Department. This health department is delivering the best quality healthcare services to all. It is providing these services through an efficient and effective delivery system that is accessible, acceptable and affordable for all. Punjab Health Department has the main goal to improve health and life of all, especially women and children. Some main points related to health services are as:

  • Provide and deliver a basic package of quality essential health care services
  • Develop & manage competent and committed health care providers
  • Generate reliable health information to manage and evaluate health services
  • Adopt appropriate health technology to deliver quality services
  • Finance the costs of providing basic health care to all
  • Reform the health administration to make it accountable to the public

Health Services

Punjab Health Department or Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education Department is the key department for the people of Punjab. Its main responsibility is for the health of communities and the entire province. It delivers Tertiary Health Care level Services for Punjab through a well-designed infrastructure. Health Care in the provinces is divided into:

  • 7 District Headquarter Hospitals (DHQs)
  • 45 Teaching/ tertiary Care Hospitals
  • 6 Medical Universities
  • 14 Medical Institutes / Colleges
  • 56 Nursing Schools

Health Care Services in Punjab Health Department

Health care services are the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, injury and other physical & mental impairments in citizens. These services are delivered by experienced specialists in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, associated health etc. These services are as:

  • Preventive Care Services
  • Promotive Services
  • Curative Care Services
  • Rehabilitation Services

Medical Education Department

Tertiary Care Services

Tertiary care is specialized consultative health care for inpatients on referral from a primary or secondary health professional. The main problems that cure in tertiary care are:

  • Head and neck oncology
  • Perinatology (high-risk pregnancies)
  • Neonatology (high-risk newborn care)
  • PET scans
  • Organ transplantation
  • Trauma surgery
  • High-dose chemotherapy for cancer cases
  • Growth and puberty disorders
  • Neurology and neurosurgery

Medical Universities Linked to Punjab Health Department 

  • Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Lahore
  • King Edward Medical University, Lahore
  • University of Health Sciences, Lahore
  • Faisalabad Medical University, Faisalabad
  • Nishtar Medical University, Multan
  • Rawalpindi Medical University, Rawalpindi

Medical Colleges Linked to Punjab Health Department

Medical College under Punjab Health Department

  • Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur
  • D.G Khan Medical College, D.G Khan
  • Gujranwala Medical College, Gujranwala
  • Services Institute of Medical Science, Lahore
  • Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore
  • De-Montmorency college of Dentistry, Lahore
  • Ameer Ud Din Medical College, Lahore
  • Nishtar Institute of Dentistry, Dental College, Multan
  • Sheikh Zayed Medical College, Rahim Yar Khan
  • Sahiwal Medical College, Sahiwal
  • Khawaja Muhammad Safdar Medical College, Sialkot

Attached Departments with Punjab Health Department

  • Punjab Pharmacy Council, Lahore
  • Directorate General of Nursing Services, Punjab
  • Punjab Health Foundation, Lahore
  • Punjab Medical Faculty, Lahore
  • Blood Transfusion Services, Lahore

Feedback & Jobs Portal 

  • There is a feedback and jobs portal for people who want to give any suggestion or want to get a job.
  • You can get information for upcoming jobs in Punjab Health Department through its official website health.punjab.gov.pk

Contact Details of Punjab Health Department

  • Address: 11-A Lawrence Road,Lahore, Punjab,Lahore 54000,Pakistan
  • Phone #: 042-99206261
  • Email: infohealth@punjab.gov.pk

Also Read: 5 Best Hospitals in Lahore-Pakistan

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