Special Assistant on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza inaugurated the new Global Health Department at the Health Services Academy in Islamabad on Wednesday.
This Global Health Department has been established in collaboration with the University of Manitoba, Canada.
Speaking on the occasion, the Special Assistant said through this Global Health Department, Pakistan has entered the realm of global health-research and practice.
He said it will harmonize the work of our global partners working in Pakistan and it will also support the Ministry of National Health Services in preparations for various global health fora like the World Health Assembly.
Dr Zafar Mirza said it will become the hub for multi-country international collaborative research and capacity building”.
The ceremony was attended by Professor at Department of Community Health Sciences Dr James Blanchard, Dr Faran Emmanuel, Dr Maryanne Crockett and Dr Tahira Ezra Reza from the University of Manitoba, Canada.