Overview

PHS is dedicated to improving equity in access to health and nutrition by increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of public and private systems.

Public Health Solutions Limited (PHS) is an international consultancy firm focussed on health and nutrition in Asia and the Pacific. Founded in 2007, it has been active since July 2008 with successful contracts completed with UN Agencies, International Financial Institutions, International Non-Government Organizations, and Academia. It is dedicated to improving equity in access to health and nutrition by increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of public and private systems.

What we do ?

PHS offers a broad range of  expertise in (i) public nutrition policy development, with a particular focus on equity in access to quality health and nutrition, (ii) global public health with a focus on the immediate and underlying contributors to maternal and child survival,  (iii)  health systems analysis emphasizing analysis of barriers and ways to overcome them, (iv)  health management including capacity development and management of human resources in health and nutrition, (iv) health information systems, including situation analysis of population health and nutrition, and (iii) programme design, development, monitoring and evaluation for health and nutrition.

PHS targets the growing need for a flexible workforce with expertise in health and nutrition in the Asia and Pacific region. Staff of PHS combine senior expertise and academic knowledge with extensive experience in this Region. A core permanent staff maintains an extensive network of experts with multiple skills and experience united in their shared commitment to the principles and vision of the organization.

Public Health Solutions is positioned as a Consultancy that serves Asia and the Pacific. The central location of Hong Kong allows easy access to all Asian and Pacific countries, and a hub for communication and travel in the region.

Director

Dr. Stephen J. Atwood, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Public Health and Director of the Center for Global Health and Development at Thammasat University, Thailand, and Co-Editor of Asian Biomedicine. He was previously an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Medical Education for the Department of Pediatrics at Columbia University (USA), Director of the Primary Health Care Unit for CARE International in India, and Chief of Health for UNICEF India. His most recent position was  Regional Advisor for Health, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation in the UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office in Bangkok.