Health Services Academy Islamabad, Pakistan
Health Services Academy was established in 1988 as an autonomous department under the Federal Ministry of Health and now under the Cabinet Division, Government of Pakistan, provided short courses and training for public health professionals. Since its humble beginnings as a training institute, the Academy has grown steadily and has established itself as the premier institute of public health in Pakistan, looking to provide more academic programmes in the near future, as well as providing an environment that focuses on excellence in academics, research, and policy-making.
The goal of the organization is to strengthen the capacity of public health professionals by offering excellence in teaching, research, service and policy advice. Main activities of the organization are to build capacities of health managers by conducting long term and short term training. Also the institution conducts researches and generates evidence for informed policy making.
Links to the health workforce crisis
Health Services Academy has started Post Graduate Certificate course in HRH in collaboration with Queen Margaret University Edinburgh to built capacity of Health Manager.