MSc in Health Policy and Management
In October 2000, Aga Khan University introduced a two-year MSc in Health Policy and Management (HPM) programme through its Department of Community Health Sciences (CHS). The MSc HPM is a pioneering programme in Pakistan and the region to address rapid social transformation brought about by demographic and epidemiological transitions, the information and communication revolution and globalisation are having a great impact on the health and social sectors in Pakistan. This programme is designed to train professionals in strategic and operational planning, policy analysis, institutional management and in health systems research and development. In 2007, the programme got recognised by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council.
Objectives of the Programme
After completing the Master programme, it is expected that the graduates would be able to:
- To prepare leaders in health systems research, strategic planning, development and management;
- To develop professionals with comprehensive skills in health and social sector policy assessment, analysis and implementation;
- To produce professionals with conceptual and technical skills in institutional management;
- To provide tools to professionals to function at all levels of the health and social sectors: federal, provincial or local (public or private); and in all settings: academic, schools, research institutes, advocacy groups, and service organisations like hospitals, clinics or primary care centres.
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