Articles by Daniel Malik Achala

Research Officer; African Health Economics & Policy Association, Origin8 Building, No. 8 Blohum Street, Dzorwulu, P.O. Box 8629, Cantonments, Accra, Ghana

The scientific and grant writing workshop at the 5th AfHEA conference in Accra: Only a drop in the ocean or the start of a great health research capacity journey?

Posted in articles by , and on March 27, 2019

In recent years, Universal health coverage (UHC) has gained political momentum in sub-Saharan African countries. Although countries acknowledge that starting points aredifferent and respective journeys to UHC context-specific, the “how to” needs further elaboration. Hence the importance ofcontextualised evidence to provide tailored answers to inform planning, policy decisions and resource allocation.  Generation of (more) local evidence calls for strengthened national health research systems. However, the low health research capacity in … Read more »