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 
 54
South Africa average
 28
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Prof Glenda E. Gray, President & CEO
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Glenda E. Gray President and CEO
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
South African Medical Research Council 
 628
South Africa average
 48
Global average
 85

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
South African Medical Research Council 
 3,219
South Africa average
 158
Global average
 34
2019
South African Medical Research Council 
 2,512

Social

Likes (2022)
South African Medical Research Council 
 9,815
South Africa average
 16,517
Global average
 32,624
Likes (2021)
South African Medical Research Council 
 8,784
Likes (2019)
South African Medical Research Council 
 5,300
Followers (2022)
South African Medical Research Council 
 6,770
South Africa average
 19,491
Global average
 19,187
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
 3,082
Global average
 5,592
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
 32,288
Global average
 16,270
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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