Gap Analysis of Research Needs in Environmental Health, Malawi

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Gap Analysis of Research Needs in Environmental Health, Malawi Report to the National Commission of Science and Technology
Dr. T. D. Morse, Dr. S. Taulo, Mr. K. Lungu
Department of Environmental Health
University of Malawi - Polytechnic
June 2010
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Table of Contents
List of Abbreviations ............................................................................................................................... 8 Acknowledgments ................................................................................................................................ 10 1.0 Executive Summary ................................................................................................................... 11 1.1 Introduction .......................................................................................................................... 11 1.2 Purpose of the work .............................................................................................................. 11 1.3 Expected outcomes ............................................................................................................... 11 1.4 Methodology ......................................................................................................................... 11 1.5 Summary of Key findings ...................................................................................................... 12 1.5.1 Research Priority Areas for Environmental Health ....................................................... 12 1.5.2 Cross Cutting Issues ...................................................................................................... 14 1.5.3 Anticipated Opportunities for Environmental Health................................................... 14 1.5.4 Information Dissemination ........................................................................................... 15 1.5.5 Action Plan ................................................................................................................... 15 1.6 Conclusion ............................................................................................................................. 15 2.0 Introduction .............................................................................................................................. 17 2.1 Aim of the Project ................................................................................................................. 17 2.2 Consultancy Team ................................................................................................................. 17 2.3 Expected outcomes ............................................................................................................... 17 3.0 Methodology ............................................................................................................................. 19 3.1 Background ........................................................................................................................... 19 3.2 Questionnaire development ................................................................................................. 20 3.3 Subthemes ............................................................................................................................ 21 3.4 Key Informants ...................................................................................................................... 21 3.4.1 Interview with Key Informants...................................................................................... 23 3.5 Literature Review .................................................................................................................. 23 3.6 Priority Setting Methodology ................................................................................................ 23 4.0 Environmental health ............................................................................................................... 25 4.1 Introduction...
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