Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government focuses on re-engineering primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare in the province

Peshawar, July 15, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has approved the following ToRs for the Working Group on Health.

The policy of the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa focuses on re-engineering the primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare in the province. It recognizes the need to enhance the financial resources for the health sector. It also recognizes the importance of achieving the MDGs. It emphasizes better management and optimizing the services that the health infrastructure of the province is capable of delivering.

The Working Group may split into sub-groups keeping in view the nature of each task and the strength of the members and the coopted experts. The proposals of the sub-groups may be routed through the WG to the Government.

Whenever a Group feels that the object of the government as stated here shall be served better or more fully with some addition to the tasks outlined here or with a modification, it is encouraged to do so.

The tasks of the Working Group will be to help the government transform the Health Foundation into an autonomous and empowered organization capable of planning, triggering, steering changes and new initiatives in the health sector that help achieve the objectives of the government policy, to suggest to the government an actionable blueprint for installing autonomous and empowered managements, comprising stakeholders and professionals at Teaching and District/Tehsil HQ Hospital; to suggest to the government an actionable Blueprint for delivering a robust set of MCH services starting from the primary level with special focus on the MDGs; to suggest to the government an actionable Blueprint for integrating the full range of primary health care specially immunization and other preventive services at the BHU and to make the BHU the hub of all primary healthcare – preventive, promotive and curative and to suggest to the government an actionable blueprint for streamlining and strengthening the “contracted-out” management of the primary healthcare infrastructure with the non state services providers.

For more information, contact:
Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Tel: 091 921 1789
Email: info@khyberpakhtunkhwa.gov.pk

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