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.


  • 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.



  • 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