Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination

Government of Pakistan

Pakistan Health Research Council (PHRC)

Board of Governors

Notification for BoG Members

Functions of the Board


(1) The functions of the Board shall be,


  1. to formulate policy on health research;

  2. to review and monitor the performance of the council

  3. Subject to other provisions this Act, to appoint necessary officers and employees, against sanctioned posts on such terms and conditions as may be prescribed under the rules;

  4. Provided that the contract appointments shall be regulated by the relevant instructions of the Federal Government, issued from time to time and appointment to the posts with emoluments equivalent to or higher than those of BS-20 shall be made with prior approval of the Federal Government;

  5. to approve annual budget; and

  6. to make recommendation to the Federal Government for appointment of Executive Director.


(2) In the discharge of its functions, the Board shall be guided on questions of policy by the instructions, if any, given to it from time to time by the Federal Government which shall be the sole judge as to whether a question is a question of policy.






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