Arab nations lagging behind other Middle Eastern countries in biomedical research: a comparative study

@inproceedings{Benamer2009ArabNL,
  title={Arab nations lagging behind other Middle Eastern countries in biomedical research: a comparative study},
  author={Hani T S Benamer and Omran Bakoush},
  booktitle={BMC medical research methodology},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Analysis of biomedical research and publications in a country or group of countries is used to monitor research progress and trends. This study aims to assess the performance of biomedical research in the Arab world during 2001-2005 and to compare it with other Middle Eastern non-Arab countries. METHODS PubMed and Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-expanded) were searched systematically for the original biomedical research publications and their citation frequencies of 16 Arab… CONTINUE READING
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