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Table 3 Organizations that produced the original public health research reports from India, 2001-2008.

From: Trends of public health research output from India during 2001-2008

Organizations that produced the reports No. (%) of reports in 2001-2004 No. (%) of reports in 2005-2008* Total no. (%) of reports in 2001-2008*
Indian organizations 119 (58.3) 213 (64.7) 332 (62.3)
Government organizations 42 (20.6) 56 (17.0) 98 (18.4)
   Central Ministry of Health and its agencies 28 (13.7) 33 (10.0) 61 (11.4)
ICMR institutes 9 (4.4) 14 (4.3) 23 (4.3)
   Other central Ministries and government agencies 14 (6.9) 22 (6.7) 36 (6.8)
ICSSR institutes 9 (4.4) 11 (3.3) 20 (3.8)
   State or local government agencies 0 1 (0.3) 1 (0.2)
University departments§ 23 (11.3) 37 (11.2) 60 (11.3)
Not-for-profit health research institutions 19 (9.3) 22 (6.7) 41 (7.7)
Not-for-profit development and economics research institutions 6 (2.9) 19 (5.8) 25 (4.7)
Other not-for-profit research institutions 11 (5.4) 34 (10.3) 45 (8.4)
Medical & paramedical academic institutions 6 (2.9) 25 (7.6) 31 (5.8)
For-profit private organizations 8 (3.9) 13 (4.0) 21 (3.9)
Collaborations between Indian organizations 4 (2.0) 7 (2.1) 11 (2.1)
International organizations with base in India 46 (22.5) 68 (20.7) 114 (21.4)
Multilateral organizations|| 24 (11.8) 26 (7.9) 50 (9.4)
Bilateral organizations¶ 5 (2.5) 6 (1.8) 11 (2.1)
Others** 11 (5.4) 31 (9.4) 42 (7.9)
Collaborations between international organizations 6 (2.9) 5 (1.5) 11 (2.1)
Collaborations between Indian and international organizations 39 (19.1) 48 (14.6) 87 (16.3)
Indian government organizations and international organizations 7 (3.4) 21 (6.4) 28 (5.3)
Other Indian organizations and international organizations 32 (15.7) 27 (8.2) 59 (11.1)
Total (%) 204 (100) 329 (100) 533 (100)
  1. *Seven reports not included here as these did not mention the organization that produced the report or authors.
  2. †Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has a nationwide network of institutes and is part of the Ministry of Health.
  3. ‡Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) has a nationwide network of institutes and is part of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
  4. §Departments other than medical or paramedical.
  5. ||Multilateral organizations included Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, United Nations Development Fund for Women, United Nations Environmental Programme, United Nations Development Programme, World Bank and World Health Organization.
  6. ¶Bilateral organizations included German Technical Cooperation, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and United States Agency for International Development.
  7. **This included a variety of international organizations other than multilateral and bilateral organizations.