Academics ‘have too much say’ on health research agendas

[BAMAKO] Tricky decisions about research priorities should not be left in the hands of academics, according to a speaker at the Global Ministerial Forum on Research for Health.

Instead, policymakers, recipient communities and those who implement policies — an often-neglected group — should be setting the agendas, Irene Akua Agyepong, regional director of the Ghana Health Service told the conference in Bamako, Mali.

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