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Table 4 National health research institutes attributes

From: Status of national health research systems in ten countries of the WHO African Region

Research institutes information Number of countries n= 10
Has a national health research institute (NHRI) 3
NHRI is under Ministry of Health 3
NHRI has telephone facilities 3
NHRI has fax machines 3
NHRI has scanners 3
Each researcher in NHRI has a computer and a printer 2
Each researcher in NHRI has access to e-mail and Internet 3
Existence of MoU between MoH and NHRI 3
MoH from time to time commissions NHRI to undertake operations research 3
NHRI is a WHO collaborating centre 2
NHRI disseminates research through seminars and conferences 3
NHRI disseminates research through in-house seminars 3
NHRI disseminates research through newsletters, institutional publications and international journals 3
NHRI disseminates research through annual, quarterly and monthly reports 3