Introduction

Health care should be within the reach of every citizen. For providing basic health facilities to all citizens, government has introduced and implemented various health schemes and programmes. This section provides information pertaining to health programmes, policies, schemes, forms etc. for specific beneficiaries including women, children, senior citizen, etc. The Department of Health, Medical and Family Welfare provides health care facilities to the people of Andhra Pradesh.

Vision & Mission

The Government of AP is committed to improve the health status and quality of life of its people, by focusing on health issues with the objective of reducing disease burden, creating an enabling environment, influencing direct and indirect health determinants such as nutrition, water, sanitation and other factors like education and employment in the state. The Government intends to reach the replacement level of fertility, population stability with due attention to disadvantaged sections, inaccessible and remote areas. All programmes, schemes and activities implemented by the Govt. for the promotion of public health and family welfare in the state including the centrally sponsored schemes and externally financed projects. To improve the accessibility and quality of health care services, specific efforts will be ensured to strengthen health infrastructure and promote Public Private Partnership. The Government will reinforce Public Health investments, reduce gender discrimination, protect human rights, create a culture of ethical practices, accountability and involve elected representatives from the community at large in AP.