About Us


Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD) delivers quality healthcare services to the community through an efficient and effective service delivery system that is accessible, equitable, culturally acceptable, affordable and sustainable. P&SHD aims to improve the health and quality of life of all, particularly women and children, through access to essential health services.

The Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department strives to reform and strengthen the critical aspects of the health systems and enable it to:

  • Provide and deliver a basic package of quality essential health care services
  • Develop and manage competent and committed health care providers
  • Generate reliable health information to manage and evaluate health services
  • Adopt appropriate health technology to deliver quality services
  • Finance the costs of providing basic health care to all
  • Reform the health administration to make it accountable to the public


Khawaja Imran Nazir

Minister P&SHD


Primary & Secondary Healthcare Department has been created with the vision for better service delivery in Primary & Secondary Health Sector. The department believes in all inclusive policy where each team member is an integral part of decision making process and trying to work to best of their potential. We have built a dynamic organization which is a beautiful blend of traditional government processes and modern service paradigm. Together we intend to make Punjab better and healthier.

Ali Jan Khan

Secretary, P&SHD


Mr. Muhammad Iqbal

Special Secretary (Operations)

Muhammad Ahmad

Special Secretary (Development, Finance & Reforms)

Mr. Babar Rehman

Additional Secretary (Vertical Programs)

Mr. Khizar Afzaal

Additional Secretary (ADMINISTRATION)
Emergency Operations Center (Coordinator)

Dr. Muhammad Younas

Additional Secretary (Technical)

Mr. Rashid Irshad

Additional Secretary (Development)

Dr. Asim Altaf

Chief Executive Officer (Punjab Health Facilities Management Company)

Muhammad Ahmar Khan

Deputy Director (Health Information & Service Delivery Unit)
Additional Charge (Project Director, Policy & Strategic Planning Unit)

Dr. Muhammad ILyas

Director General of Health Services

Mr. Muhammad Sohail

Director General (Drug Control)
Additional Charge: Project Director (TB Control Program)


Chief Drug Controller

Mst. Amna Tahir Zaidi

Additional Secretary (Reforms & initiatives)

Mr. Qalandar Khan

Additional Secretary (Drug Control)

Mr. Abid Shaukat

Deputy Secretary (Promotion)

Mr. Wajid Ali

Deputy Secretary (Budget)

Mr. Abid Shaukat

Deputy Secretary (Establishment)-Additional Charge


Deputy Secretary (Technical-III)


Deputy Secretary (Vertical Program)

Ahmed Javaid Khan

Deputy Secretary (Drugs)

Mst. Javeria Maqbool

Deputy Secretary (Development)

Mr. Zeeshan Nadeem

Deputy Secretary (Admin)
Deputy Secretary (General)

Mr. Rao Alamgir

Deputy Secretary (Technical-II)

Mr. Muhammad Munawar Hayat

Secretary Provincial Quality Control Board

Dr. Sofia Bilal

Project Director, Punjab Aids Control Program
Additional Charge: Program Director (Hepatitis & Infection control program)

Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad

Project Director, Expanded Program of Immunization

Dr. Yadullah

Director (Communicable Disease & Epidemic Prevention and Control)

Mian tariq

Project Director (Project Management Unit)

Dr. Muhammad Khalil Ahmad Sakhani

Project Director IRMNCH