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Table 3 Knowledge production and expected benefits to health and health sector

From: Research funding impact and priority setting – advancing universal access and quality healthcare research in Malaysia

Category Domain (number of projects)
Governance (n = 3) HE (n = 6) HRH (n = 13) IT (n = 3) SD (n = 25) Total (N = 50)
Knowledge production
 Publication 0 1 2 0 5 8
 Report 2 1 7 3 20 33
 Research highlighta 1 0 7 0 14 22
 Presentation 16 9 41 9 73 148
Benefits to health and health sectorb
 Appropriateness of intervention 0 0 0 2 7 9
 Quality of care 1 0 13 1 21 36
 Health system delivery 2 0 0 1 14 17
 Epidemiology 0 0 0 0 3 3
 Cost and cost-effectiveness 0 6 0 0 2 8
 Improved effectiveness of public health policy 1 0 0 1 1 3
  1. aResearch highlight: A 4-page summary of research evidence (key messages or research results), using plain language that aims to communicate with stakeholders and/or public
  2. bBenefits that could or were expected to result in improved service delivery, cost savings, improved health, or increased equity. Each project could report one or more expected benefits