Health research in SA short R1.6 billion

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CAPE TOWN — A recent study published in the South African Journal of Medicine found that public funding for health research is well below targets.

Bongani Mayosi, head of the department of medicine at the University of Cape Town, explains the shortfall in government spending for health research and suggests how the problem can be corrected.


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Linda Givetash is a Canadian-South African freelance journalist based in Vancouver, B.C. Her work has appeared in print, digital and broadcast media outlets around the globe.