The value, importance and oversight of health research

Research in Health is of high value to society in that it gives vital information about many issues concerning a disease such as its risk factors, trends, treatment outcomes, prognosis, public health interventions, functional abilities and/or quality of care, patterns of care, and health financing on private and public levels and use of health care.

Research in Health also incorporates, toxicity studies, traditional medicinal herbs and their efficacy as well as adverse drug reactions to medications and to vaccines. Research in Health has an immense effect on the health and longevity of humans and animals for increase productivity.

Where there is little interest in Health Research, essential public benefits may gradually become distressed.