I. PREVENTIVE AND PROMOTIVE SERVICES
v Prevention and control of communicable diseases.
v Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI).
v Maternal and Child Welfare including family planning.
v Safe drinking water and environmental sanitation.
v Ensuring adequate Nutritional Status of population.
v Health Education.
v Mental Health.
II. CURATIVE AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES
v To promote curative health at different level of health care through
(a). Timely diagnosis.
(b). Provision of essential drugs
(c). Provision of essential equipment.
v Administration and management of hospitals and dispensaries.
v Free emergency services in the Hospitals.
v Drug Abuse Control.
v Treatment of communicable and non communicable diseases on affordable and equitable basis.
III. HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT FOR HEALTH DEPARTMENT
v Pre-service training.
v In-service training
IV. MISCELLANEOUS FUNCTIONS
v Planning financing & regulation of health service.
v Control of medicines poisons and dangerous drugs.
v Provision of essential drugs.
v Medico-legal examination of the injured and deceased.
v Service matters except those entrusted to Punjab Service Commission and SGA & ID.
v Purchase, storage and supply of medical stores and equipment.