Tell Your Tale of the Two Worlds

The term “The Third World” was traditionally used in the cold war era to describe a wide range of countries in Africa, Asia, and to some extent, Latin America that doesn’t belong to the “First”/Western World or the “Second”/Eastern World. By 1989, the Soviet Union collapsed, and the so-called Second World dramatically dissolved. Countries...

Finding A Path

Biomedical research in the Arab World is in deep crisis. As previously discussed in another article, the causes and aspects of this crisis are multi-dimensional. A clear, comprehensive understanding of these causes and an appropriate description of these aspects is essential to find a path towards a solution. As a biomedical researcher, what do...

Advancing Biomedical Research in The Low-Resource Setting

A nation’s wealth is the most independent factor related to the quantity and quality of its research output. However, the relation is not always straightforward. Many wealthy countries don’t produce the expected research output in comparison to other less fortunate ones. This phenomenon raises attention towards the non-financial factors related to biomedical research and...