Department of Medical Health and Family Welfare, Uttar Pradesh is playing a vital role in improving the health status & living quality of the people of Uttar Pradesh. Ever since its inception in 1921, the department has been involved in service of mankind. Initially, the Department provided its services under the name of “Provincial Subordinate Medical and Provincial Medical Services”.
This department is responsible for providing Medical Health and Family Welfare related services to the citizens of densely populated state of Uttar Pradesh spread over a vast area of 2,36,286 sq. km. With the objective of providing health services in urban and remote areas, the department provides three tier medical services in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Under this, at the first level, health services are provided in urban areas whereas at the second and third level health services are provided in rural areas.