Building a healthy nation through research and innovation


The following are some services offered by the MRC

  • Biostatistical analysis
    Statistical, Methodological and Data Encoding support to medical and health researchers working within the national and international health research network of the MRC.
  • Conference and Event Planning
    The MRC Conference Centre offers seven upmarket fully air-conditioned conference facilities with multimedia equipment, an ideal setting for training sessions, conferences, workshops, launches, award ceremonies, exhibition shows, educational programmes, board meetings, examinations, graduation ceremonies, seminars and company year-end parties.
  • Geographic Information Systems
    Advice on GIS components of projects, Spatial database consultations, Supply and source spatial databases, Digitising capabilities, Assistance with GPS, Run introductory GIS courses
  • Library services
    Literature searches, Selective dissemination of information ISDI's), Database search training, Scientometric analyses, Repackaging of information, Library services and Document delivery.

Related sites

arrow Agricultural Research Council (ARC); arrow National Progressive Primary Health Care Network
arrow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention arrow National Research Foundation (NRF);
arrow Council for Geoscience (CGS); arrow South African Bureau of Standards (SABS);
arrow Council for Mineral Technology (MINTEK); arrow SA Dept of Health
arrow Council for Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR); arrow SA Dept Science and Technology
arrow Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED) arrow South Africa Government Online
arrow Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC); arrow South African Medical Association
arrow National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI) arrow SA Parliamentary Monitoring Group


National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD)

arrow World Health Organisation
arrow National Institute for Virology    
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13 August, 2015
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