The Panamanian health research system: a baseline analysis for the construction of a new phase

  title={The Panamanian health research system: a baseline analysis for the construction of a new phase},
  author={Luz Isabel Romero and Cristiane Quental},
  booktitle={Health research policy and systems},
BACKGROUND In Panama, the health research system has been strengthened during recent years by the development of new financing opportunities, promotion of scientific and technological activities, and initiation of human capital training to ultimately improve competitiveness. However, aligning this system with the population's health needs is a significant challenge. This study was designed to characterize the National Health Research System in Panama, aiming to understand it within a local… CONTINUE READING
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