The DGHS is one of the agencies of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of Bangladesh. The main functions of this agency are the implementation of different health programs, health management, planning & execution of different policies through administration. In addition to this, DGHS provides technical assistance to the ministry.
Doctors working under Directorate General of Health services has to fill-up an Annual Confidential Report (ACR) form and submit to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Upon analysis of these reports’ doctors are given promotion, training, job fixation, selection grade and time scale, etc. Without central access and rapid analysis of these information Doctors throughout Bangladesh would be deprived of their aforementioned rights.