The National Fund for Research and Development in Health, FONIS, was established in 2004 as a joint initiative between the Ministry of Health (MINSAL) and CONICYT, with the goal of promoting applied research to quality health care, focusing on the generation of knowledge that is needed to address the health needs of the poorest sectors of the population. Both institutions contribute to the fund.
Budget 2013: USD 2,2 millon / USD 1,4 millon CONICYT y USD 0,8 millon Minsal.
Line of Action:
Main Achievements in 2012
Advisory Council 2012