Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination

Government of Pakistan

Pakistan Health Research Council (PHRC)



The Pakistan Health Research Council (PHRC) is a public sector autonomous organization under the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination. The Council funds projects submitted on subjects related to human health and disease, which are accepted from both public and private sector. The key objective is to generate local knowledge and evidence on health issues to guide health policy makers.

The PHRC’s Board of Governors (BoG) has approved new funding grants;



  1. Seed Money Grants (up to one million)
  2. Regional/Provincial/Multi Center Grants (up to ten million)
  3. National Grants (more than ten million)



Based on the above, PHRC is developing new funding policy including eligibility criteria, TORs, budgetary details, processing etc which will be presented to BoG for final approval.

Till time, all new applications are not being processed.


Evaluation Criteria

All projects are peer reviewed by the expert and if recommended, presented to PHRC Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for final evaluation and approval for funding. The TAC meeting is held twice in a year (i.e. 1st and 2nd half of the year) depending upon the number of approved projects to be presented in the meeting.


How to Apply

Download the “Application form” and follow the instructions. Soft copy of the same must be sent via email at and "02 hard copies dully signed by your head of institution, at our mailing address i.e. "Pakistan Health Research Council (Project Section), Shahrah-e-Jamhuriat, G-5/2, Islamabad". For any query call at 00-92-51-9206092.






Shahrah-e-Jamhuriat, G-5/2

Islamabad, Pakistan

Tel: 00-92-51-9216793, 00-92-51-9207386

Fax: 00-92-51-9216774