department. The responsibility for continuing medical education for health workers also rests with the department.
Indigent applicants who apply for medical assistance from government are screened through the Medical Board of Enquiry which is a component of the Hospital Services department to determine their suitability for assistance. Through the assessment of the Medical Board of Enquiry, the suitability of referred civil servants to continue service is determined. The department also oversees the conduct of free surgeries.
The department is responsible for the supervision of all NHIS/MDG-MCH accredited health facilities in the state.