The network is very pleased to count the University of Health Sciences among its members. Through its Faculty on Public Health, the University is actively engaged into training and research on health financing and social protection, hence participating to building evidence to inform policy making.
The University of Health Sciences of Lao PDR is the unique university for health professional training in the country, established in June 2007. This young university is composed of seven faculties including the Faculty of Public Health, the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Pharmacy and the Faculty of Dentistry. The UHS-Laos is a part of a larger Complex Hospitalo-Instituto-Projecto-University (CHIPU) gathering the referent national and regional hospitals where the students follow their practice training. The vision of the UHS-Laos is to be recognised in the region as an institute of higher education learning that is contributing to the production of knowledge and education of high quality health personnel who are motivated to serve the people of Lao PDR and committed to lifelong learning.