Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination

Government of Pakistan

Pakistan Health Research Council (PHRC)


Executive Director

Pakistan Health Research Council

Dr. Huma Qureshi

Executive Director PHRC.


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“PHRC is conducting two days multi-stakeholders meeting for Rabies prevention and control in Pakistan" on 11-12th April 2016 to identify partners who can help us in making a national plan to combat this deadly disease.

PHRC ACT 2016 duly passed by National Assembly and Senate and assented by President of Pakistan. Please check Download section for further details and notification.

The interviews for the posts advertised dated 12.01.2015 (BPS-16 to BPS-19 and dated 30.08.2015 for BPS 1 to BPS-15) are postponed/delayed due to some administrative/legal issues. The new dated of interviews will be communicated through letters as well as telephonically once it is finalized.

The new website of PHRC has been launched successfully. Website Developed by Mr. Roshan Kumar and Mr. Muzamal Nawaz.

Congratulations! Dr. Farkhanda Ghafoor, Principal Research Officer on on the outstanding work of patenting the method for the determination of "Microalbuminuria".

Dr. Farkhanda Ghafoor, Principle Research Officer (BS-19) PHRC, Research Centre NHRC, Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore is granted onetime cash award of Rs.200,000/- on getting her microalbuminuria method patented. This is an excellent landmark contribution in the field of Science and Technology.

The PHRC Head Office is located at Islamabad. It has 12 Research Centers throughout the country which are attached to the major Public sector hospitals. All powers of the Council (both administrative and financial) are vested in the Board of Governors (BoG).  The members of the BoG serve in their ex-officio capacity. Head of most public sector organizations with direct or indirect connection to the health sector are represented on the Board.


The BoG exercises its authority through Executive Committee, the Executive Director of PHRC and a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) with a numbers of expert panels.


The Executive Director, besides its routine administrative functions, organizes research studies at the national level, coordinates the work of research centres of the Council, arranges trainings on health research, disseminates the findings of research and establishes links within country and abroad.


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