Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response
PPHA will bring under one roof all the technical expertise currently fragmented and spread across various departments and committees. PPHA is expected to work closely with P&SHD, SHC&MED, the office of the DGHS, PHC, Private health sector and lab networks, protecting the public’s health from the double burden of disease challenging Punjab at the moment.
This will be done through the Division of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response
The objectives of the Division are:
- To offer technical and scientific expertise for protecting the public from infectious diseases and other public health hazards through establishment of a Division of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response;
- To ensure emergency preparedness, resilience and response of districts for health emergencies