Research consultancies and social science capacity for health research in East Africa.

Abstract

This article describes an investigation of the barriers to developing health social science research capacity in East Africa; it is based on an article published in Social Science and Medicine which describes the study at greater length. The predominance of individually contracted research consultancies was identified as a significant barrier, and suggestions are made for resolving this problem.

Citation

Strengthening social science research capacity: SRH & HIV Bulletin no. 3, July 2008; p. 2.

Research consultancies and social science capacity for health research in East Africa.

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