Health is one of the most important social sector. Healthy performance indicators in the health sector are one of the major positive contributing factors in the overall economy of the country. Unfortunately these indicators in Punjab require much improvement when compared with regional countries in general and globally in particular. Provision of basic health facilities to the population at large is one of the responsibilities of the Government. The importance of provision of these facilities at the primary level i.e BHUs and RHCs cannot be over emphasized.The province of Punjab has 2455 BHUs and 293 RHCs in the public sector. These centers somehow were not delivering health services at optimal level due to many reasons e.g. Staff absenteeism, Lack of facilities both in terms of civil work and equipments at these centers.
In fact no serious efforts have been made to maintain these centers as per yardstick over the last 20-25 years...more
Punjab Health Sector Reforms Programme (PHSRP) House # 120 - B, New Muslim Town Lahore
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