This is a platform for the dissemination of information on research and policy
about substance abuse, with particular reference to Southern Africa ...
is an entry point to information sources and a forum for information exchange
in the fast developing area of Bioinformatics ...
Burden of disease
Research is conducted to contribute to the burden of disease information in South Africa to assist policy makers in responding to the health needs of the nation ...
Research Initiative for South Africa (CARISA) is a joint research initiative
that has been devised to coordinate, focus and extend existing cancer research
are guidelines on ethics in health research, developed by the MRC. There are
also checklists for protocol assessments ...
well-informed decisions, using a unique African Trials database and the esteemed
Cochrane Library ....
module has been upgraded to a portal for southern Africa, focussing on researchers,
health professionals, policy makers, educators and the public ...
diseases of lifestyle
is a group of diseases that share similar risk factors as a result of exposure,
over many decades, to unhealthy diets, smoking, lack of exercise and possibly
The focus of the malaria clearinghouse is on southern African information
sources, developed by the South African MRC Malaria Research Programme in
partnership with other role-players ...
It is as important as physical health to the overall well-being of individuals,
societies and countries.
Here are descriptions of diseases, fact sheets and press alerts ...
It intends to connect and inform practitioners, trainers and researchers who share a common interest in the application of motivational interviewing to the challenges of behaviour change in South Africa ...
seeks to establish a scientific biotechnology infrastructure in South Africa
for research and development of novel medicines and tonics from traditional
medicinal plants used in southern Africa ....
Access a database on the nutrient composition of foods in South Africa and
other unique technical reports and information sources ...
contains online documents and databases, including plant monographs ...
This clearinghouse contains unique information on TB control and the relevant
health status in South Africa ...
Included are findings and information on the violence and injury surveillance
project funded by Dept of Arts, Culture, Science & Technology (DACST)
Health technology assessment
South Africa is in the process of developing a Health Technology Assessment (HTA) mechanism as part of a broader regulatory framework
HealthInfo is a research knowledge translation tool
and service to support innovation and improved decision-making
in southern African health sectors. It is hosted by the South
African Medical Research Council (MRC).