Health Research Division

Statement of Purpose:

Provides decision-makers in the health sector with relevant evidence for the development of policies, plans, programs and actions through effective and efficient research management process and synthesis of available research outputs.

Function:

  • Formulates and implements the national research agenda for health.
  • Manages the health research process including review of health research proposals, implementation, and monitoring of research, and dissemination of research results.
  • Develops and coordinates sectoral and internal systems and processes for health research including maintenance of a sustainable health research network.
  • Provides technical assistance, consulting and advisory services on matters pertaining to health research and development.

 

Products:

  • Research Agenda
  • Omnibus research management process (DO)
  • Ethics review management process standards (AO/DO)
  • Terms of Reference
  • Contracts
  • Technical review or evaluation
  • Research Report (full manuscript)
  • Research/Infographics
  • Evidence summaries from scoping (e.g. Rapid Response)
  • L & D plan for various clients
  • L & D modules
  • Access to Journal databases
  • Website, data sets