National Public Health Act Draft 2018

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Recognizing the immediate need of the country, for development of a public health regulatory framework to ensure public health preparedness, prevention and response to public health events in Pakistan, National Institute of Health, Islamabad has prepared a draft of “National Public Health Act-2018”.

To finalize the draft, National Institute of Health arranged a meeting of all stakeholders including Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination, World Health Organization Pakistan, Center for Disease Control office in US Embassy Pakistan,  Public Health England, Ministry of Food Security, Ministry of Climate Change, Pakistan Agriculture Research Council, National Environmental Protection Agency, National Health Emergency Preparedness & Response Network, Central Health Establishment and FELTP on November 29, 2018.

All stakeholders appreciated the efforts of NIH and finalized National Public Health Act Draft for submission and enactment.