Centre for Health Policy and Innovation

PMNCH constituency

Academic, Research and Training Institute

Focal point

Mr Marco Gomes

Position

Health and HIV Policy Advisor

Health focus

  • Health systems strengthening
  • Child health

Priority action area(s)

  • MNCH Knowledge Management System
  • Advocacy
  • MNCH Core Package of Interventions
  • Essential MNCH Commodities secured
  • Tracking Progress and Commitments for MNCH

Mission statement

The Centre for Health Policy and Innovation is an international nongovernmental research institute comprising of research and policy institutes promoting the generation, sharing and application to policy of multidisciplinary knowledge for the purpose of development, bringing together leading experts in public health, health economics , laboratory capacity development, health policy and innovation to develop original, focused research with high-priority global health issues, focusing on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

At the heart of the Centre's mission is undertaking research to further progress towards the achievement of the health related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); alleviating poverty, improving infant and child mortality, reducing maternal mortality, and reducing the spread and economic and social impact of HIV/AIDS. A hallmark of the Centre's research is the combination of statistical analysis of large quantitative datasets, such as the Demographic & Health Surveys or Living Standard Measurement Surveys, with rigorous policy analysis

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Full address:

23 Wellington Road Parktown 1120

Country:

South Africa

Telephone:

+27 11 803 6306

Number of staff:

200

Scope of work:

International

Year established:

2004

WHO Region:

Africa