Secretary's Message

Maj. General Malik Masood

It is a matter of great pleasure for me to have the Annual Report of Health Department AJ&K for the fiscal year 2016-17. It is a comprehensive report covering all major activities and interventions. The progress and achievements are only possible due to the leading and guiding role of Ministry of Health. The report reflects the performances of all major programs and activities implemented under the health sector at all levels from community to health institutions and offices. The report covers major health concerns, challenges and way forward to improve the health service in the state of Azad Jammu & Kashmir I am pleased to state the most of the activities planned have been carried out successfully. I strongly feel that additional efforts are needed to maintain the quality in health service delivery to ensure equity.  I would like to pay my sincere appreciation to all Healthcare Managers and health care providers working in the offices, health facilities and community for their untiring efforts in providing health services at all levels. I would also like to thank the Directorate General Health services, Districts Health Managers, Program Directors, Chief of Sections, Medical Superintendents of secondary & tertiary care Hospitals and External Development Partners, NGOs, INGOs and Private health sector for contributing significantly to improve health status of people of the AJK.