Research on health priorities: a regional agenda and its implementation in Jordan and Pakistan [editorial]

Ahmed Mandil, Syed Abbas Motevalian, Arshad Altaf, Randa Obeidat, Nazeema Muthu, Sabeen Afzal, Syed Baqar Jafri, Muhammad Naveed Asghar, Arash Rashidian
2021 Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal  
The Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) is facing extraordinary social and health challenges, aggravated by epidemiologic variations, high morbidity and mortality burden (communicable, noncommunicable, injuries), consequences of emergencies (including current COVID-19 pandemic), conflicts and massive migrant population movements. Research for health is essential for generating necessary evidence, which contributes to sustainable development, economic growth and sound health policy-making.
more » ... r, research for health that addresses national public health priorities is essential for developing required evidence for explanations that contribute towards health improvement and can assist in best utilization of available resources towards issues that maximize the research impact on population health.
doi:10.26719/2021.27.4.319 pmid:33955526 fatcat:4tnzea26lrhb7b6mzqsuqdcz6u