A. D. Harries, R. Zachariah, A. Ramsay, et al, ( from The Union, MSF and WHO) , with the support of Public Health Action are working on gathering data about the impact of research on public health. Does research make a difference to public health? Time for scientific journals to cross the Rubicon
Field Research is MSF research’s website publishing operational research that was carried out in MSF’s projects around the world. access Field research.
MSF and The Union (International Union against Tuberculosis and pulmonary diseases) started a collaboration aiming at promote operational research, defined as “The science of doing better” for low income countries.
The goal is to use data that are collected routinely in health care facilities and turn them into results that will improve health care delivery, diagnosis and patient treatment.
In the last months I have been exploring different ways in which I could get involved in research work.
In his article Zachariah, head of the operational research at MSF, describes the research I am interested in: operational research