Master of Primary Health Care Management program has been operating since 1986 with the cooperation with Thailand International Cooperation Development Agency (TICA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
The program emphasizes development of managerial and leadership skills of medical and paramedical public health care professionals from all over the world, especially Asia. Primary Health Care (PHC) development is recognized as an appropriate channel for public health service in the improvement of existing human resources, making use of appropriate technology, and encouraging community participation. Since 1986, AIHD has produced 750 graduates from 37 countries, currently working as PHC leaders towards the common goals of efficient and effective health services and improvement of quality of life.
The study plan provides to 2 types: 1) Research based non-coursework MPHM; and 2) Coursework MPHM. This course includes elements of both practice and theory with a mixture of presentations followed by group work on specific issues confronting PHC management.