The 10/90 gap in sub-Saharan Africa: resolving inequities in health research.

@article{Kilama2009The1G,
  title={The 10/90 gap in sub-Saharan Africa: resolving inequities in health research.},
  author={Wen L. Kilama},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2009},
  volume={112 Suppl 1},
  pages={S8-S15}
}
Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is worse off in terms of health indicators than any other region of the world, and suffers badly from the 10/90 gap, whereby 90% of the world's investment in health research addresses only 10% of the global health problems. This anomaly in health research investment in SSA is mainly attributed to rampant poverty, weak educational institutions, deficient health research capacity, feeble communications systems and isolation. Translating research results into action… CONTINUE READING
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