Payung Negeri Institute of Health Sciences is educational institution which always strive to increase human resource in health sector, one of it commitment is providing qualified manpower as per health development and professional health services needs which it can compete professionally to government and private standard, in nation or overseas.
To overcome demand and challenge arise, Yayasan Pendidikan Payung Negeri Pekanbaru (Education Foundation of Payung Negeri) refer to Decision Letter of Minister of National Education Republic of Indonesia No. 47 D/O/2008,the title and status of Nursing Academy (AKPER), and Midwifery Academy (AKBID) Payung Negeri changed to be Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan (STIKES) Payung Negeri Pekanbaru by adding one major study Strata 1 for Nursing, and be followed by major study Strata 1 for Public Health Sicences .
Nursing Academy (AKPER) Payung Negeri,established since 1992 by Decision Letter of Health Minister No HK.00.06.11.5893 is the first AKPER in Riau Province and become the pioneer of health higher education in Riau Province.
Since 1999 AKPER Payung Negeri has been trusted by Ministry of Health Republic of Indonesia to make and hold Special Program Study for paramedics who has worked for government employee or private employee to continue their study to Nursing Diploma III Level.
Some of the institutions joined this program are Arifin Achmad General Hospital Pekanbaru,Kampar General Hospital at Bangkinang and Health Department of Bengkalis Regency.
Whereas. Midwifery Academy (AKBID) Payung Negeri has been established since 2003 by SK Mendiknas (Decision letter of Ministry of National Education) No 68/D/O/2003, to cope of challenging demand for independent and professional midwife , which truly competent comply to concept and theory of decision making and planning as well as complying midwife service. The alumnus have wide opportunity to work in government or private hospital, hospital for mother, Puskesmas, Posyandu, private clinics or independent midwife service.
Payung Negeri Institute of Health Sciences has a vision to provides qualified educational to make excellent alumnus who have faith, pious, and well behave to face global challenges and capable complying knowledge and technology and taking part on health development to reach Indonesia Sehat 2015 Program in modern civil society.
The Institute mission is to enhancing human welfare in Indonesia, especially in Riau Province by means of developing health sector through qualified education for professional paramedics.