Pakistan Health Research Council

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Pakistan Health Research Council (PHRC)
Agency overview
Formed 1962; 55 years ago (1962)
Preceding agency
  • Pakistan Medical Research Council
Jurisdiction Pakistan
Headquarters Islamabad, Pakistan
Agency executive
  • Dr. Huma Qureshi, Executive Director
Website Pakistan Health Research Council

Pakistan Health Research Council (PHRC), formerly known as the Pakistan Medical Research Council (PMRC) is an autonomous research agency in the field of medical and health sciences of the Government of Pakistan, under the Ministry of National Health Services Regulation and Coordination. It was established in 1962.[1]


The Council is administered by a Board of Governors whose members include:-[2]

As of August 2016, the current Executive Director of the Council is Dr. Huma Qureshi.


  1. ^ "Background". Pakistan Health Research Council. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Board of Governers". Pakistan Health Research Council. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 

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