For 36 years, ASEAN Institute for Health Development (AIHD) has been recognized for its expertise in primary health care development through comprehensive action research, project development, evaluative research, community empowerment, and intervention studies. Realizing the importance of evidence-based health interventions, promotion and support knowledge generation through research as a core policies of AIHD reflects the institution effort to assist Thailand in developing health mechanisms that serve the needs of its communities and society. However, changes of public health climate evidenced in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Declaration of Astana prompts AIHD a window of opportunity to support global community in galvanizing achievements in promoting research in the areas of, but not limit to, Global Health, Health policy, Active Aging and Primary Health Care.