Punjab Health Department

The Punjab Health Department is a government agency of Punjab, Pakistan that delivers preventive healthcare, as well as curative care health care services from the primary health care level to the tertiary care level.[1]

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The Department runs:[2]

The Directorate is responsible for overseeing the provision of primary and secondary health care services throughout the province.[3]

The functions of the Directorate General of Nursing are: [4]

  • Nursing services
  • Nursing education
Rank and Name Start of Term End of Term
Dr. Riaz Mustafa Syed Jan 1992 May 1992
Dr. Abdul Qadir Khan May 1992 May 1994
Dr. Habib Ullah Jun 1994 Feb 1995
Dr. Khalid Saifullah Feb 1995 Mar 1997
Dr. Muhammad Anwar Khan Mar 1997 May 1997
Dr. Muhammad Afzal Hashmi May 1997 Dec 1998
Dr. Karam Hussain Sheikh Jan 1999 Jun 1999
Dr. Tahir Pervaiz Meer Jun 1999 Dec 1999
Dr. Khursheed Ahmad Jan 2000 Jun 2000
Dr. Saeed Ahmad Qureshi Aug 2000 May 2001
Dr. Muhammad Yaqoob Jaffar Jun 2001 Jun 2002
Dr. Sabeeha Khursheed Jun 2002 Jun 2003
Dr. Khalid Mehmood Tikka Jun 2003 Sep 2005
Dr. Muhammad Aslam Chaudhary Oct 2005 Jan 2012
Dr. Nisar Ahmed Cheema Feb 2012 Mar 2013
Dr. Tanvir Ahmed Apr 2013 Oct 2013
Dr. Zafar Ikram Oct 2013 Dec 2013
Dr. Zahid Pervaiz Dec 2013 Dec 2015
Dr. Mukhtar Hussain Syed Jan 2016 Feb 2017
Dr. Faisal Zahoor Feb 2017 Nov 2017
Dr. Akhter Rasheed Nov 2017 Mar 2018
Dr. Munir Ahmed Mar 2018 April 2019
Dr. Haroon Jahangir Khan May 2019 present


The Foundation assists and promotes the private sector in providing better grassroots health care.[6]

The Punjab Pharmacy Council regulates the practice of pharmacy.[7]

The Provincial Quality Control Board was established under the Drugs Act of 1976, to ensure the availability of quality drugs for the general public.[8]

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