Health and Environment Department Profile

Background Department

Department of Health & Environment is responsible for monitoring the health of citizens, while also trying to enhance the quality of health of its citizens. In addition, this department is also responsible for resolving complaints relating to emergencies.

Vision

To collaborate in providing outstanding health services.

Mision

Towards making Kuala Lumpur City healthy and prosperous.

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General Objective

To monitor and improve the health status of the citizens of Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory.

Specific Objectives

  1. To improve the health status of individuals.
  2. To protect and improve the quality of th environment in the Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory.
  3. To control and improve the quality of food prepared for the masses.
  4. To prevent and control infectious diseases.
  5. To improve public health through health promotion and education.

Functions

  1. Monitor and control sanitation and hygiene of food premises and public places.
  2. Monitor and control the quality of food and drink through the inspection of food, for example: water and law enforcement.
  3. Monitor and control of industries, trades, and domestic activities that have an impact on the environment.
  4. Control infectious diseases.
  5. Monitor and control vector borne diseases and pests through dengue and malaria control and pest control activities.
  6. Inspect bodies for burial permits and death certificates.
  7. Carry out health education activities for the public.
  8. Provide immunization services to food operators and international travellers.
  9. Provide outpatient treatment for City Hall employees and their families.

Bahagian Alam Sekitar (Unit Kawalan Pembersihan Bandar)

  1. Membantu Perbadanan Pengurusan Sisa Pepejal dan Pembersihan Awam (PPSPPA) memantau kerja-kerja pembersihan dan kutipan sampah yang dilaksanakan oleh Syarikat Alam Flora Sdn. Bhd (AFSB) melalui pengeluaran ‘Notis Pemberitahuan’ (NP) dan ‘Notis Menjalankan Kerja’ (NMK)
  2. Mengendalikan program 3K (Bukit Bintang, Jalan Petaling dan Chow Kit) atas arahan Datuk Bandar Kuala Lumpur.
  3. Bantuan kecemasan yang beroperasi 24 jam setiap hari seperti menangkap ular, memusnahkan sarang tebuan/lebah, mengalihkan pokok tumbang yang menghalang jalanraya, membersihkan tumpahan minyak di atas jalanraya dan lain-lain yang berkaitan dengannya.
  4. Menguruskan Tanah Perkuburan Islam di Jalan Ampang dan Cheras Baru.
  5. Menguruskan Krematorium (pembakaran mayat) dan Tanah Perkuburan Kristian di Cheras Baru.
  6. Memproses sebahagian permohonan pelan sistem rumah sampah sebelum penswastaan penuh pada 1 September 2011 dan menerima permohonan kutipan sampah, sapuan jalan, cucian longkang dan potong rumput untuk diserahkan kepada pihak PPSPPA.
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