The future of health research is hanging in the balance

Paige, Christopher J.
October 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/23/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 9, p1057
Academic Journal
The author reflects on a special report which focuses on the knowledge of Members of Parliament of Canada on health research and funding issues. He believes that lawmakers are unaware that hospitals play a key role in health research and that grants do not cover health research's indirect cost. He suggests that to attain balance and sustainable research support, government ministries, researchers and policy-makers must collaborate.


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