Swat

The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is cognizant of the roll of a well trained paramedical force, in sufficient numbers for the improvement of the health status of the people. A well planned and organized training of Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department was please to start a paramedical training institute in District Swat on provincial basis. Which was established in 1981 as paramedical School and started certificate level courses of one year duration, later-on in 1983 it was upgraded as paramedical institute for Medical Technologies. In 1984 more categories were added i.e OTA, Laboratory Technician. 1986 Medical Technician course were started of 18 months duration. In 1989 four more categories were included i.e. Anesthesia Assistant, Radiographer, ECG Technician and Dental Assistant of one year duration.

In 1999 the Paramedical Institute was upgraded to Paramedical institute of Medical Technologies (PIMT) and started two years diploma level courses in 10 different technologies like other two PIMTs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and till now 9th batches have been trained and 10th 11th batch is under training.