Research policy

Research policy

Research policy involves the strengthening of health research systems. It aims to contribute to health system development and health improvement particularly in poorer countries by:

  • the dissemination and translation of valuable knowledge or research;
  • the creation of ethical and evidence- based research policies, including norms and standards;
  • the promotion, monitoring and implementation of high quality health research evidence.

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