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Economic Affairs Division Signs MOU with Prime Foundation

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General body meeting of PAFEC KP Chapter held at PMC

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PIPH faculty’s research on hand washing behavior change published in Oxford Journal of Public Health

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PIPH faculty's article published in WHO EMRO's East Mediterranean Health Journal

Prime Foundation & AKU's collaborative research project published in Lancet - Global Health

Study was regarding community engagement for immunization.

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Emergency & Disaster Management workshop in collaboration with Rescue 1122 and PDMA

Participants were trained by specialists from Rescue 1122 and Provincial Disaster Management Authority

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If you are a

  • A young or mid-career manager in a healthcare organization
  • Are a professional involved in budgeting and finance of health and development projects
  • Are an MPH student with interest in learning healthcare economics

Then this course is for you!

This course will help you

  1. Understand the basic elements of an economic approach to health care, including the concepts of scarcity and choice, opportunity cost and economic efficiency
  2. Employ simple concepts of optimization, including marginal cost and marginal benefit, for making healthcare decisions
  3. Articulate different applications of economic analysis to health services
  4. Develop the ability to apply economic reasoning to health care problems and issues.

What will be covered?

  • Introduction to economics of health and medical care
  • Production and cost of health and health services
  • Demand for health and health services
  • Economic evaluation of health services
  • Health insurance
  • Market structure and the behavior of firms
  • The role of government
  • Pharmaceutical industry

Course Faculty
Dr. Naveed Saqid (Instructor)
Dr. Sadiq graduated with PhD from University of South Carolina. Dentist by profession who has passion to work towards betterment of health through health policy and improving the health systems through effective health management.
Dr. Sadiq has expertise in healthcare financing and health policy. He holds several awards for his services in academic research and public health activities in US. He strive to bring major improvements in the health sector of KP and Pakistan.

Important Information:
Course Registration Deadline: January 25, 2017
Course Fee: PKR.15,000 (visit here for fee deposit instructions)
Course Duration: A single session per week (total 13 sessions)
How to apply?
Apply online at http://www.piph.prime.edu.pk/apply