Principal’s Message

Dr. Shams-ul-Haq, the Principal of School of Health Sciences, recently got retired from health department KP, as Additional D.G in BPS-20, after successful completion of 31 years of services, starting as Deputy DHO up to the Additional DG Health. His academic qualification is MBBS, MPH, DPH, and Graduate Certificate in Public Health


He has a rich experience on his credit. He, being the member of the ‘Health Management Cadre’, performed mostly on managerial positions including DG Rescue 1122, Additional DG Health, Director Civil Defense Khyber Pakhtunkhawa, Deputy Director training/ Course Director Provincial Health Services Academy (PHSA), Provincial Coordinator / First Principal Postgraduate Paramedic Institute (PGPI), Deputy DHO & as Medical Superintendent for various hospitals including the Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar.

He planned, designed and implemented different curricula for Paramedics BS degree and diploma courses, based on standardized, modern & scientific methodologies. He is among the pioneers of ‘LHWs Program’ at national level in addition to being its Provincial Deputy Coordinator. He also


designed and launched ‘Rescue 1122’ project in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa successfully.


As Course Director PHSA, he planned and conducted different short and long courses for doctors, mid-level health managers and MPH course with the help of regular as well as visiting faculty.

He has been ‘Trainer of Trainers’ (TOT) and designed/conducted different courses for the health workers, particularly on EPI, LHW program, Malaria, TB, HIV/HCV/HBS /Nutrition etc.

As Principal of SHS, he contributed successfully in the process of inspection /affiliation with Khyber Medical University (KMU), Higher Education Regulatory Authority (HERA), Medical Faculty and signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) with Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC), KCD, Naseer Teaching Hospital, Naseer Ullah Babar Memorial Hospital and Molvi G Hospital Peshawar for practical training and attachment of our students. Dr.ShamsUl Haq is firmly committed that along with skill based quality teaching in accordance with curricula of examining bodies, the students of SHS shall be polished with moral and behavioral sciences to make them responsible and productive citizens of the country.