Functions of Health and Family Welfare Department, Bihar Government

Functions of Health and Family Welfare Department, Bihar Government

  1. Provision of primary, secondary and tertiary health care to needy population.
  2. Creating adequate infrastructure for provision of health care services.
  3. Creating adequate educational facilities for medical and paramedical manpower. 
  4. Food and drug safety through legislation and monitoring system .
  5. Implementation of National Health Programmes as per local needs.
  6. Managing emergencies and providing emergency medical care during disaster and natural calamities.
  7. Promoting AYUSH as supplement to modern system of medicine.
  8. Reducing Maternal and Child Mortality.
  9.  Reducing mortality and morbidity due to major communicable and non-communicable diseases.
  10.  Providing emergency medical care during disaster and natural calamities.
  11.  Creating adequate infrastructure for medical and paramedical education.
  12.  Creating awareness on self care, family care and community care.

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