Prime Institute of Public Health


The Prime Institute of Public Health offers certificate courses to interested individuals. The institute offers public health courses that are competency-based and practice-oriented. The certificate courses are open to individuals with at least 14 years of education and interests in public health.

Individuals related to health professions, those working in international and national NGOs, mid-career professionals with public health interests, university faculty and lecturers, medical and dental students (who have passed their first professional exam), and any other individual with public health interest and at least 14 years of education.

The following certificate courses are currently being offered:

Certificate Courses Start and Ending Months
Principles of Public Health Science January - April
Project Planning, Management and Evaluation January - April
Foundations in Biostatistics September - December
Principles of Epidemiology September - December
Health Systems Organization September - December
Health Policy and Systems Thinking September - December
Foundations in Health Behavior and Health PromotionHealth Systems Organization September - December
Financial Management in Healthcare Organizations September - December
Health Services Organization Management/ Health administration September - December
Healthcare Economics January - April
Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health January - April
Ethics, Equity and Law in Health Care January - April
Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics Methods September - December
Healthcare Human Resource Management January - April
Hospital Quality Management May - July
Monitoring and Surveillance September - December
Qualitative and Social Research Methods May - July
Healthcare Financing January - April
Public Health Nutrition January - April
Leadership and Change Management January - April
Program Planning and Evaluation January - April
Public Health Project Management January - April
Health Services and Systems Research July - August
Certificate Course and CME on Qualitative and Social Research Methods July - August
*Exact dates will be announced one month prior to the course offering

How to Apply for Certificate Courses

We appreciate your interest in applying. At this time, there is no application fee for certificate course enrolment. The application process is similar for all the certificate courses.

Required documents for applying to certificate courses are as follows:

  1. A completed online application form (form is only available when registration is open),
  2. One page letter describing your motivation to take the course applied for,
  3. Copies of latest earned degree and transcript(s)/Detailed Marks Certificates (DMCs), and
  4. An up-to-date curriculum vita.

Where to send the supplemental documents?

Email your documents at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or send your documents to:

Post Graduate Programs Unit
Office 312
Prime Institute of Public Health
Peshawar Medical College, Warsak Road
Peshawar 25160