Report to the ‘2nd Latin American Conference on Research and Innovation for Health’

Description: The Second Latin America Conference on Research and Innovation for Health focused its attention on three fundamental themes: a) methodologies linking innovation to health policy, b) methodologies for funding innovation and research, and c) international cooperation as a means to strengthen innovation and research. To that end, emphasis was put on the challenges and solutions towards the strengthening of National Health Research Systems (NHRS) through research and innovation.

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ISBN: 978-92-9226-053-8