Promoting the generation and use of health policy and systems research as a means to improve the health systems and moving towards Universal health.

Providing information on research for health, serving policy-makers, health-care providers, the general public and anyone interested in using research to advance public health, equity and development.

Focusing on the strengthening of research for health through the dissemination and translation of knowledge, the promotion of research governance, and the monitoring of ethics and standards within research practices.