Research policy

World Report on Knowledge for Better Health

Chapter 3: Strengthening Health Research Systems

  • What is commonly known about health research activities?
  • What is a system for health research and why is it important?
  • Stewardship: what can good leadership do?
  • Financing: more funds or better use of existing funds?
  • Resources: people and organizations matter
  • Producing, synthesizing, and using research
  • What else is needed to improve health research systems?