Strengthening national health research systems (NHRS) in the WHO European Region: implementation of the European Action Plan to strengthen the use of evidence, information and research for policy-making in Ukraine (2018)



Summary of the national meeting on research for health, 17–19 October 2018, Kiev, Ukraine

The Ministry of Health of Ukraine is prioritizing implementation of the Action plan and requested the WHO Regional Office for Europe to organize the first national meeting on NHRS strengthening on 17–19 October 2018. This landmark occasion brought together, for the first time, national health research stakeholders, including the Ministry of Health, the National Academy of Medical Science and the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. The wide representation of national stakeholders in health research presented an opportunity for shared learning and exploration of new partnerships and collaborations with regards to management, resources and initiatives for health research.