| ||Health Systems Trust. HealthLink Electronic Information Resources Catalogue. 2nd edition||Abbreviations||HST
||URL of organisation||http://www.hst.org.za
||Postal address||PO Box 808
||Type of organisation||Government sector
||Description oforganisation||The Health Systems Trust (HST) contributes to the development of a health system that can meet the demand of the South Africans, including the most
||Broad subject fields||Health Sciences. Biostatistics (2301)
||Name of database/dataset||The National Health Research Database
||Description of dataset(s) or database||The National Health Research Database (NHRD) serves as a repository of health-related research which has been and is currently being conducted in
As such, it is a useful tool for monitoring and managing health research for both the National Health Research Committee, and the 9 Provincial Health Research Committees (PHRCs).
The database also allows researchers and research committees to map geographic areas in which research is being conducted, and provides a snapshot of current and past research priorities. This information is valuable to policy makers, donors and
research institutions as it facilitates equitable and relevant allocation of resources for research priorities.
||Accessible via the Internet||http://nhrd.hst.org.za/Home/About
||Keywords||Health statistics; Health information systems
||E-mail|| Click here to send an
||Telephone number||+27 31 307-2954 or +27 31 307-2954
||Fax number||+27 31 304-0775 or +27 31 304-0775
| ||Medical Research Council. Health Knowledge Network||Abbreviations||MRC; SAHealthInfo
||URL of organisation||http://www.mrc.co.za
||Postal address||PO Box 19070
||Type of organisation||Science councils and National facilities
||Description oforganisation||To improve the nation's health status and quality of life through relevant and excellent health research aimed at promoting equity and development. Our
vision is to build a healthy nation through research.
||Broad subject fields||Medical sciences: Clinical. General (2200) - Medical sciences: Basic. General (2100) - Health sciences. General (2300)
||Name of database/dataset||SA HealthInfo
||Description of dataset(s) or database||SA HealthInfo is a research knowledge translation tool and service to support innovation and improved decision-making in southern African health
sectors. It is hosted by the South African Medical Research Council (MRC).
||Accessible via the Internet||http://www.sahealthinfo.org/databases/databases.htm
||Keywords||South African Health Information; Health care in South Africa