Perceptions of State Government stakeholders & researchers regarding public health research priorities in India: An exploratory survey

Prabhdeep Kaur, Grace A. Chitra, Sanjay M. Mehendale & Vishwa M. Katoch

Indian J Med Res 139, February 2014, pp 231-235

Public health research has several stakeholders that should be involved in identifying public health research agenda. A survey was conducted prior to a national consultation organized by the Department of Health Research with the objective to identify the key public health research priorities as perceived by the State health officials and public health researchers. A cross-sectional survey was done for the State health officials involved in public health programmes and public health researchers in various States of India.