A Policy on Research for Health (CD49/10) has been approved for implementation in PAHO (Member States and the Pan American Sanitary Bureau). This policy aims for PAHO to remains true to being a knowledge-based organization, that strong and sustainable national health research systems are found in every country in the Americas, and that research evidence constitutes a cornerstone of all activities aimed at attaining the highest level of health and equity. To achieve these aims the Secretariat at the Pan American Sanitary Bureau, Member States and partners will need to work together to harness science, technology, innovation and broader knowledge.
Read the abridged version of PAHO's Policy on Research for Health
BMJ highlights research for health and acknowledges PAHO's Policy on Research for Health as a regional achievement.