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 
 52
South Africa average
 30
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): Glenda E. Gray President and CEO
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Glenda E. Gray President and CEO
Leader gender: Female

Social

Likes (2019)
South African Medical Research Council 
 5,300
South Africa average
 10,845
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
South African Medical Research Council 
 2,989
South Africa average
 10,843
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
South African Medical Research Council 
 0
South Africa average
 934
Global average
 5,924
Followers (2019)
South African Medical Research Council 
 28,537
South Africa average
 16,711
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 02/03/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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