This unit prides on ethical and authentic health and social care research aimed at finding new knowledge that could influence healthcare policies, treatment, health education, and care thereby reducing disease burden. This unit works closely with the Healthcare Unit.
The Unit mainly carries out research in resource-limited areas to seek problems in the Healthcare System that need to be addressed, and thereafter make recommendations for a possible solution. The unit also engages in medical research that can further cement our knowledge in medicine, and public health –this specialized research can assist in influencing treatments, health education, nutrition, and our understanding of disease patterns.
The unit also works closely with higher education institutions and medical research labs to further its mission.