To find enduring solutions to health problems that matter.
To achieve sustainable health improvements through excellence and leadership in research, education and capacity development.
Quality: we strive for excellence and rigour in everything we do.
Integrity: we are open, honest and transparent, and maintain the highest standards of governance, accountability and ethics.
Relevance: we concentrate on solving problems that matter; our work is informed by the health needs and shared priorities of the people and communities with whom we work.
Partnerships: we seek to partner with communities, health and other service providers, policy-makers and other researchers.
Innovation: we embrace new approaches and technologies.
Communication: we maintain an ongoing dialogue with partners, stakeholders and the local and national community during the research process, from conception through to completion and translation of results.
Accountability: we take responsibility for our actions and results.