Center for Global Public Health, Pakistan (CGPH-Pakistan) is registered in Pakistan, under Section 32 of the Companies Ordinance 1984 (XLVII of 1984), administrated by Security Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). CGPH-Pakistan is the collaborative office of Institute for Global Public Health (IGPH) at the University of Manitoba (UM), Canada and is responsible to implement the University of Manitoba’s health program including research projects and studies in Pakistan.
Improving methods and capacity to utilize public health information systems in Pakistan
Health System Strengthening
Assessment to measure how the increased inputs have contributed to better health outcomes
Interventional studies in schools to assess health education, status and needs as well as understand determinants of health among adolescents
HIV/Aids & Key Papulation
Guidance to Government AIDS control programs for implementing the data collection, analysis & reporting
Gender & Woman Empowerment
Measuring progress on and localizing indicators of SDG-5- ‘Achieve Gender equality and empower all women and girls’ in Pakistan
Intervention outcome of Active Case Finding (ACF) Screening Program embedded within the routine operations of National TB program
Academics & Capacity Development
Enhancing research skills in Academia and clinicians to improve quality of research in Pakistan
Technical support function to conduct research, capacity building, epidemic appraisals & program implementation
Established in 1877, the University of Manitoba (UM) is the oldest university in Western Canada and has been active in international HIV-related research, programming and knowledge translation since the early 1980s. The UM’s Institute of Global Public Health (IGPH) focuses on scientific approaches to policy development and program implementation and has extensive global experience in research, policy development and program implementation.
CGPH-Pakistan is the local collaborative office of the Institute for Global Public Health (IGPH), University of Manitoba, Canada who is a lead in the Global Program Science Initiative, whereby facilitation is provided for the development of key public health knowledge networks with experts from around the globe.
UM & HSA engaged in a joint partnership, with the Ministry of National Health Services, Research and Coordination (MoNHSRC) as a key stakeholder. This joint venture aims to build upon each other’s experiences; influences, and relationships to strengthen human resources for health, and ultimately improving health services in Pakistan and globally. It works through three foundation pillars each representing a specific area of work, each having its specific objectives and activities.
Health Services Academy (HAS) was established in 1988 to provide short training courses to in-service public health practitioners & professionals. The promulgation of HSA Ordinance, 2002 gave it an autonomous status. Over the years, it has established itself as the premier research & teaching institution of public health. Today, it is the only institution that offers PhD in Public Health in Pakistan. It also offers FCPS, MS in Public Health, & MEDVC, M.Sc in Health Economics & Management & a PG Cert Human Resource in Health. The Academy remains committed to strengthen the capacity of public health professionals by excellence in teaching, research, and policy advice. The Health Services Academy (HSA) in 2018 became is the first-Degree Awarding Institute (DAI) of Public Health Sciences in Pakistan.
UoM & FJWU are looking forward to engage in a joint partnership, building upon each other’s experiences; influences, and relationships to strengthen human resources for women development particularly educating them in improvement of women’s health in Pakistan and globally. FJWU has an evident presence and collaboration with civil society and local community through a structured framework of community work and its mobilization. Thus university has potential to actively engage the students and faculty in community based innovative projects and its dissemination in the proposed domains.
Where We Work
CGPH-Pakistan is the local collaborative office of the Institute for Global Public Health (IGPH), University of Manitoba, Canada which is a lead in the Global Program Science Initiative with Pakistan being one of the focused country of work.
Our work in Pakistan dates back to 2004, when we started working as the lead technical partner in a consortium led by Agriteam Canada Consulting Ltd.
An Epidemiologist, trained in basic medicine from the University of Punjab and subsequently trained in epidemiology and public health at the Aga Khan University in Pakistan.
An Epidemiologist, Graduated from Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad and subsequently Masters in epidemiology and public health from the Aga Khan University, Karachi.
Medicine Graduated from Sindh Medical College, Karachi and MS-Public Health from Health Services Academy, Islamabad. Extensive experience in developing manuals pertinent to maternal and child health in context to Pakistan.
HR & Financial Management professional with a degree of Master in Business Administration having over 19 years of experience in the field of Project Management, Administration and Finance, Audit, Management of projects finances