MEDICAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES

ORGANISATION

The medical and public health activities in the district are looked after by the Public Health department of the State Government and local bodies such as municipalities and the Zilla Parishad. The activities in the State sector are controlled by the Director of Health Services, Pune. The State has been divided into four divisions for the public health purposes and each division is under the Deputy Director of Health Services. The jurisdiction of the Pune division extends over the Sholapur district. In the district sector, the department is headed by the District Health Officer who is responsible to the Chief Executive Officer of the Zilla Parishad. However, in technical matters the advice given by the Director of Health Services prevails.

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