The PSO is a unit, located within MoPH, that is established in collaboration with WHO and the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) in the American University of Beirut (AUB). Its mission is to contribute to rational and sustainable policy formation and implementation by:
Institutionalising the reliance of MOH and key health sector stakeholders on strategic intelligence that contextualises technical evidence with operational knowledge of the health sector and analysis of stakeholder and end-user expectations and interests;
Promoting effective and resilient collaborative approaches to health sector governance; and
Enhancing the social consensus around shared health sector policies.