Asia: Strengthening capacity for health research management

Topic: Capacity strengthening

Description: AfriHealth aims to increase public health capacity in and for Africa. It does this through generating an evidence-based and well-resourced network of institutions and individuals with sufficient scientific and political credibility, which will enable it to contribute substantially to the improvement of public health in Africa (see also The work of AfriHealth formed the bases for a joint initiative of COHRED, AfriHealth, and USAID/SARA/AED, focusing on the development of guidelines for good partnerships in public health and health research capacity. The first outcome of this project is a publication with principles for good partnership. The intention is to expand this project and the discussion on principles for good partnership beyond Africa.

Date: 2005



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