The Director General is the executive head of Ghana Health Service and is answerable to the Ghana Health Service Council. In the discharge of his functions, the Director General is assisted by the Deputy Director General. The Deputy Director General is also responsible for direction of the Service in the absence of the Director General.
The Office of Director General (ODG) provides day-to-day administration of Ghana Health Service as a corporate entity and acts as the lead and steward of the Service. The Office is currently supported by six Departments /Units:
- Director General And GHS Council Secretariat
- Office Of Director Nursing And Midwifery Services
- Office Of Director Pharmaceutical Services
- Public Relations Unit
- National Health Insurance Unit
- Medico-Legal Unit