The electronic conference for the 'African Networks for Health Research & Development' (AFRO-NETS) was established in 1997 to facilitate exchange of information among different networks active in Health Research for Development in Anglophone Africa, and to facilitate collaboration in the fields of capacity building, planning, and research.

Topics for discussion include:

  • Advocacy for health research & development
  • Priority setting
  • Capacity building
  • Resource mobilisation
  • Evaluation
  • Dissemination of results
  • Utilisation of research findings
  • Networking
  • Use of Information Technology for the health sector
  • Announcement of meetings, training courses and other events of interest to our subscribers
  • HIV-AIDS issues