On 2 December 2020, Cabinet approved the National Policy Development Framework. This is a major milestone for the institutionalisation of evidence-based policy-making in South Africa. ‘Evidence’ is mentioned 116 times in the 33-page document and Appendix E ‘The...The causes and degree of research waste occur in four sequential stages. But from our point of view, another very important factor we should consider is the affordability of access to published research articles. How much research is wasted because those who might... Scientific knowledge must inform the public policymaking process in order to provide the best quality of life for citizens, yet research is largely disregarded in health management. The guidelines listed in this document explain how to bring together the best... This toolkit discusses the tools and resources available to make academic and scientific research easier to understand and “ready to use.” The toolkit helps users simplify language, add visualizations and target a message to different populations.