Draft National Health Research Policy

Published By: eSS, Mumbai, India | Published Date: January, 30 , 2011

The Indian Council of Medical Research, an autonomous agency within the Ministry of Health, was the apex organization responsible for guiding, supporting and conducting medical research in the country. In 2007, it put in place a Health Research Policy after wide consultations. Based on the recommendations of various Committees, Governing Body of the ICMR, Performance Appraisal Board of the ICMR (2005), the Department of Health Research (DHR) became a reality in October 2007. The Department has now drafted a National Health Research Policy which aims to provide for evidence based programmes.

Author(s): Indian Council of Medical Research ICMR | Posted on: Jan 30, 2011 | Views(1311) | Download (313)

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