Community Research and Development Information Service - CORDIS

  • European Commission
  • Publications
  • North South Partnership for Health Systems Research: 20 Years of Experience of European Commission Support, Summary version, a report to the European Commission by independent experts


The EC has, over the 20 years of Health Systems Research (HSR) support in INCO-DEV, made a significant contribution to funding HSR and building the capacity of institutions and individuals in both Europe and developing countries and has contributed to the creation of solid partnerships. This document is a summary of a more extensive report prepared by independent experts commissioned by the EC Research Directorate into the experiences of its research programme on health systems in developing countries over the last 20 years.

Additional information

Authors: VAN DAMME W, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (BE);DIESFELD H-J, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg (DE);GREEN A, Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, University of Leeds, Leeds (UK);KOIVUSALO M, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health (STAKES), Helsinki (FI);NITAYARUMPHONG S, National Health Security Office. Bangkok (TH);TOMSON G, Medical Management Centre (MMC) Karolinska Institute, Stockholm (SE)
Bibliographic Reference: Brussels, Office for Infrastructure and logistics (OIB), 2004. 24 pp, free of charge
Availability: The PDF version can be downloaded from:
Follow us on: RSS Facebook Twitter YouTube Managed by the EU Publications Office Top