Think tank

South African Medical Research Council 

saMRC

Cape Town, South Africa

The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) was established in 1969 with the aim to deliver on a mandate to promote the improvement of the health and the quality of life of the population of our country through research, development and technology transfer. The mission is to improve the nation's health and quality of life through promoting and conducting relevant and responsive health research.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.mrc.ac.za/

Address:
PO Box 19070, 7505 Tygerberg, South Africa

Country:
South Africa

Sub-region:
Southern Africa

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
South Africa
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1969
Age (years)
South African Medical Research Council 
 53
South Africa average
 27
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Prof Glenda E. Gray, President & CEO
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Glenda E. Gray President and CEO
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Glenda E. Gray President and CEO
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
South African Medical Research Council 
 628
South Africa average
 48
Global average
 86

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
South African Medical Research Council 
 3,219
South Africa average
 160
Global average
 34
2019
South African Medical Research Council 
 2,512

Social

Likes (2022)
South African Medical Research Council 
 9,815
South Africa average
 16,569
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
South African Medical Research Council 
 8,784
Likes (2019)
South African Medical Research Council 
 5,300
Twitter
Followers (2022)
South African Medical Research Council 
 6,770
South Africa average
 19,759
Global average
 19,214
Followers (2021)
South African Medical Research Council 
 4,412
Followers (2019)
South African Medical Research Council 
 2,989
Subscribers (2022)
South African Medical Research Council 
 0
South Africa average
 3,135
Global average
 5,604
Subscribers (2021)
South African Medical Research Council 
 0
Subscribers (2019)
South African Medical Research Council 
 0
Followers (2022)
South African Medical Research Council 
 57,010
South Africa average
 32,492
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
South African Medical Research Council 
 28,537

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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