Improvement in health facilities in five districts of Punjab

Introduction

The Government of Punjab is undertaking reforms to improve the healthcare service delivery under the umbrella of Punjab Health reforms Roadmap. Contracting out management of health services is one of the measures being introduced to overcome inherent hurdles in the delivery of accessible, affordable and equitable health services to the people. The Punjab Government has decided to contract out delivery of facility and community based services in DHQ Hospital, Pakpattan.

 

Location

District Pakpattan, Punjab

Proposal Type

Solicited proposal on Management Contract (MC) basis

Project Cost

PKR 1,005 million

Concession Period

03 Years

Concerned/Sponsoring Agency

Primary & Secondary Healthcare Department

Current Status

The project has been operationalized on 16-08-2017.

Salient Features

Enlisted below are prime features of the project

  • Provision of basic health facilities
  • Increase the quality of services by ensuring implementation of clinical, administrative and hygienic protocols

Role of Government Agency

  • Ensuring consistency of supply of funds
  • Facilitation and coordination with district officials
  • Guidance and mentoring on quality regimes
  • Ensuring adequate political support
  • Providing supplementary grants according to reasonable requirements

Role of Private Party

  • Human Resource Management
  • Maintenance of infrastructure
  • Procurement and provision of medical and non-medical supplies and consumables
  • Enforcement of clinical and hygienic protocols
  • Efficient management of outreach staff
  • Accurate and detailed maintenance of patient records