VISION: Our vision is to conduct multidisciplinary research to address health priority areas with the aim to improve global health.

MISSION: To be a center of excellence that provides national and international leadership in quality research to address health challenges and to produce evidence for health policy, planning and service delivery.


VALUES: Excellence, Accountability, Intergrity, Transparency, Empowerment, Responsibility and Teamwork.



1. To take part in identifying and carrying out priority research to help address policy, planning and implementation needs of the GHS.

2. To help build the capacity to undertake research and find more efficient/cost effective solutions and implementation alternatives to identified need and problems.

3. To disseminate results of research findings to key people, policy makers and anyone responsible for health care in a meaningful way.

4. To be an African/International Resource Centre for building capacity in applied Social Science Research.