Research Ethics in The Arab World

The primary purpose of research ethics is to protect humans against abuse. A founding milestone in the development of modern biomedical research ethics concepts was the Declaration of Helsinki on research involving human subjects. Other contributions include Nuremberg Code and Belmont Report (Schwenzer, 2011). Studies involving animals were also submitted to similar regulations in...

Research Collaboration in a Changing World

The mind-blowing progress achieved in communications technology allowed us to live in an increasingly interconnected world that couldn’t be foreseen before. Research collaboration is amongst the priority fields expected to benefit from this progress (Hall et al., 2018).Evidently, research collaboration served to improve diagnosis and treatment by facilitating the development of consensus and evidence-based...

Biomedical Research in The Arab World

In almost all basic and clinical specialties, and despite the notable gap between research output in high and low-income Arab countries in some research fields (Sibai et al., 2017), the research output of the Arab World lags far behind other regions (Bayoumy et al., 2016; Zyoud, 2016). It would help if you learned that...