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Volume 22, Issue 2 - Medical Writing Around the World

Medical writing in the Middle East

Abstract

Medical researchers in Middle Eastern countries have been forced to confront the fact that scientific publication has become the cornerstone of knowledge dissemination and academic promotion. Regional initiatives, such as the foundation of the Eastern Mediterranean Association of Medical Editors and the AuthorAID project in the Eastern Mediterranean, have helped, but challenges remain. The Middle East has taken great steps forward in medical research and writing, but improved training and educational programmes are needed, and the concept, importance, and principles of scientific writing need to be incorporated earlier in existing educational programmes.

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