Promoting and Regulating Health Research in Zambia

Integrity | Professionalism | Transparency | Efficiency | Confidentiality | Effectiveness | Accountability

The National Health Research Authority (NHRA) is a regulatory body that was established under the Health Research Act No. 2 of 2013. The mandate is to provide a regulatory framework for the development, regulation, financing, coordination of health research to ensure the development of consistent health research standards and guidelines for ethically sound health research in Zambia. The functions of the NHRA include: research promotion, research regulation, research coordination, research capacity building, and, research dissemination and knowledge translation.


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request to conduct research

Submit a request to conduct research, disseminate/publish research findings, submit progress reports, and Material Transfer Agreements forms.

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Meet our team

The Director/CEO is supported by staff attached by the Ministry of Health and Global Health Corps.

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Launch of the National Health research Authority, 12 December 2017