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Table 6 National universities health research enabling and constraining factors

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

National universities Number of countries n= 10
Faculties of health sciences conduct research 3
Faculties of health sciences with a MoU with MoH 3
MoU is about developing human resources for MoH 2
MoU is about technical advice to MoH 1
MoU is for undertaking research for MoH 2
Enabling factors for health research in universities  
Research consideration in staff promotion 2
Research is a requirement for students 2
Existence of a public health school 1
Constraining factors for health research in universities  
Research skills deficiency 2
Research grants lacking 3
Inadequacy of research facilities 1