The PNIPH’s law was ratified by the Cabinet during their weekly meeting, headed by the Prime Minister, Dr. Rami Al Hamdallah, on the 5th of April, 2016.
Dr. Rand Salman, the PNIPH project Director, said: "I feel proud and happy of this achievement. It is a big step towards establishing the legal entity of the institute". She also added that the law was reviewed and modified several times before being finalized and submitted to the Cabinet.
It is worth mentioning that the PNIPH is one of the World Health Organization's projects, in the process of establishment in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and other partners. The institute is working on different projects that aim at providing decision makers with evidence-based information. The institute conducts public health research and assessments and works on improving and developing national registries.