Capacity development for health research in Pakistan: the effects of doctoral training.

@article{Hyder2003CapacityDF,
  title={Capacity development for health research in Pakistan: the effects of doctoral training.},
  author={Adnan A. Hyder and Tasleem Akhter and Abdul Qayyum},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={338-43}
}
Capacity development for health research has been promoted in developing countries for many years, especially by international aid agencies. In Pakistan the government has been investing substantial funds in the development of a critical mass of scientists in the country. This paper represents the first attempt in Pakistan to assess the impact of capacity development efforts in health research. The study surveyed 54 Pakistani researchers who were sent for doctoral training to institutions out… CONTINUE READING

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