The APPNA Institute of Public Health (AIPH) was inaugurated on Dec. 26 with a mission to be the center of excellence for public health training, service, and research. The AIPH has the support and blessings of the Sindh Medical College Alumni and friends.
The challenges in the health sector of Pakistan are enormous, including: dismal health indicators, environmental degradation, urbanization, inadequate health system, poverty and illiteracy. As conscientious citizens we the healthcare professionals need to respond to these challenges and harness them to the growing developments in the field of public health. Most of these challenges can be addressed through partnerships with the non-governmental organizations, the government and other academic institutions.