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Doing 'health' research in an unhealthy research environment

Johansson, Sheila Ryan


If research produces knowledge about health, and knowledge is essential for improving health, then health research improves health, particularly through policy. Health transition research is exceptionally important to the production of useful knowledge (Caldwell 1990:xiii) because it deals with the causes of improved health over time. While the logic is sound health research is not. It is a contentious field currently producing more confusion than enlightenment, in which continuing uncertainty...[Show more]

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Date published: 1996
Type: Journal article


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