Master of Primary Health Care Management program (International 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.