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


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


Saleha Saeed

Special Secretary (Operations)

Farrukh Naveed

Special Secretary (Dev/Reform)

Rashid Irshad

Additional Secretary (Administration)

Sajjad Ahmed Khan

Additional Secretary (Development)

Dr. Asim Altaf

Additional Secretary (Technical)

Muhammad Sohail

Additional Secretary (Drug Control)

Additional Secretary (VP and Coordination)

Deputy Secretary (General)

Muhammad Hassaan Tariq

Deputy Secretary (Admin)

Dr. Sumaira Ashraf

Deputy Secretary (Technical)

Amna Tahir Zaidi

Deputy Secretary (Promotion)

Adnan Irshad Cheema

Deputy Secretary (Establishment)

Syedah Ramallah Ali

Deputy Secretary (Vertical Program)

Wajid Ali

Deputy Secretary (Budget)

Noor ul Ain

Deputy Secretary (Development)

Azher Jamal Saleemi

Chief Drug Controller

Dr. Haroon Jahangir Khan

Directorate General of Health Services

Shaheen Iqbal

Secretary PQCB

Dr Awais Gohar

Project Director Punjab Aids Control Program

Dr. Muhammad Khalil Ahmad Sikhani

Project Director IRMNCH

Project Director Prevention & Control of NCDs

Dr. Mukhtar

Project Director Expanded Program of Immunization

Dr. Shahid Magsi

Project Director Communicable Disease & Epidemic Prevention and Control || Hepatitis Control Program

Dr. Sarmad Wahaj

Project Director Punjab TB Control Program