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Government partnerships key to funding research – expert

11 July, 12:11 PM

Without public funding for health research, private organizations control the direction of research projects that may not be to the benefit of all South Africans.

To increase health research funding while giving the government more control over the types of projects that receive money, the government must collaborate with private investors, said Bongani Mayosi, head of the department of medicine at the University of Cape Town.  

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