History

A snapshot of our journey

We started with 11 Civil Dispensaries and only 30 beds in 1947; the year of independence, and developed a remarkable health infrastructure for the people of Azad Jammu & Kashmir.

Health Infrastructure:

Health Facilities 1947 1988 2005 2017-18
CMH/DHQ Hospitals/AIMS   04 08 11
Chest Diseases Hospitals   01 01 01
THQHs/Civil Hospitals   02 06 11
Jinnah Dental Hospital     01 01
Rural Health Centers   18 33 47
BHUs/     184 229
CDs/FAPs 11 318 367 419
MCH Centre   17 175 201
Training Institutes   02 03 07
EPI Centers   86 240 357
In-service Training Schools     03 03
Dental Centers   23 39 56
Hospital beds 30   1880 2620
Medical Colleges       03

 

Human Resources for Health Services:

Type of HR 1947 1988 2005 2017-18
Doctors   310 611 1058
Nurses   64 230 649
LHVs   95 213 347

Current Health Workforce

Sr. # HR Cadres Nos.
At Facility and Office level
1 Health Managers 60
2 Specialists 296
3 Medical Officers 702
4 Dental Surgeons 79
5 Other Gazetted Officers 119
6 Nurses 649
7 LHVs( MCH Tech)    (Normal  347+ NMNCH 118=465) 347
8 Paramedics 2566
9 Other Support Staff 4286
Sub-Total 9299
At community level
10 Lady Health Supervisors 142
11 Lady Health Workers 3007
12 Community Mid-wives (305+ 108 under Training) 413
13 Other field staff  (NMNCH 182+ LHW-P 147)

329

Sub-Total 3891
G-TOTAL 12667