The Health Protection and Research Organisation (HPRO) is an Afghan national non-profit organisation that specialises in public health research, evaluation, institutional development and medical sciences training.

HPRO uses an academic approach to improve health policy and practice in Afghanistan.

HPRO aims to improve health by:

  • Conducting multidisciplinary operational health research
  • Improving national institutional capacity through academic training
  • Providing high quality independent evaluations for health programmes

HPRO is supported by a wide range of national and international donors, academic institutions and NGOs.