In a breakfast meeting at the Panafric Hotel in Nairobi today, AFIDEP, under its SECURE Health programme, led the deliberation of findings of a needs assessment that has focused on understanding the barriers and opportunities for strengthening research use in decision-making in the health sector in Kenya. The meeting, which was officiated by Kenya’s Director of Medical Services (DMS), Dr. Nicholas Muraguri, attracted senior officials from the Ministry of Health, Parliament, WHO country office, UNICEF country office, and SECURE Health partner institutions including the Consortium for National Health Research (CNHR) and FHI 360.