Nur Center for Research and Policy (NCRP)

Nur Center for research and policy is a policy think tank acting as catalyst and manager of change to evolve policies for social and economic empowerment of communities.

About us

Nur Center for Research and Policy (NCRP)

NCRP is the technical research arm of NUR-Fatima Memorial System (NUR-FMS)

About Ncrp


Exploratory research across health, education and women’s empowerment at international, national and regional levels

Advocacy & Policy

Evidence based policy development and innovative interventions through forums that promote critical thinking


Skills & capacity enhancement in health, education & social sectors via a consortium of training partners

Technical Advisory 

Developing workable and scalable policy solutions for local and international partners

Nur Center for Research and Policy (NCRP)

The Nur Center for Research and Policy (NCRP) is endowed by Nur Foundation, an SECP registered, Not-for-Profit company, based in Lahore, Pakistan and is the technical research arm of NUR-Fatima Memorial System (NUR-FMS). NCRP has multi-faceted projects and programmes to generate, collate and disseminate evidence for strengthening policy-making and planning as well as reforming practice in the sectors of Health, Education and Integrated Community Development.


NCRP offers assistance in the following areas:

  • Undertaking technical assistance projects on Public Health, Education, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and SRHR for young people.
  • Generating evidence for informing policy and reforming practice.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of projects
  • Organizing policy forums and consultative dialogues to build evidence for formulating policy recommendations to the government
  • Organizing strategy dialogues for determining the way forward on critical development issues in the health and social sector
  • Publishing and disseminating policy briefs
  • Running research-based, innovative country-wide projects in the development sector
  • Training for skills & capacity enhancement in health, education (Life Skills Based Education) & social sectors
  • Policy level advocacy and running engaging advocacy campaigns

Vision and Mission of NCRP


Quality health care and research-based education for all leading to integrated socio-economic community development


To provide evidence based recommendations to strengthen and inform policy and reform practice in health, education and social sector


NCRP is a board-governed organization, committed to long-term improvements in public health and education through evidence-based decision-making generated through research, training, and policy consulting services. NCRP is a partner organization of the Fatima Memorial System which at the undergraduate level is mandated to offer degree programs in medicine, dentistry, nursing, and allied health professional fields. Dedicated to research in various disciplines such as Public Health, Maternal, and Newborn Health, Education, and SRHR. Nur Foundation has been mandated to facilitate and undertake research and technical services (consultancy) on behalf of the Fatima Memorial System (FMS).

Collaborating Partners