International research collaboration: the key to combating pulmonary vascular diseases in the developing world

PVRI Member Authors: Ghazwan Butrous

Medical and scientific research in the past few years has become increasingly global, cross-national, cross-cultural, and collaborative. This is a reflection of the globalization of modern-day life and the easy communications and movement of health professionals and patients. The sheer volume of international collaborations has increased substantially during the past 20 years.1 This increase is also seen in the number of papers internationally coauthored by researchers from the developed world (usually referred to in political jargon as the “North”) and those from developing and emerging countries (usually referred to as the “South,” e.g., India and Bangladesh, Mexico and Brazil, China and Pakistan).

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Topics

Education
Health Education/ Disease Prevention/ Patient Education
Myocardium, Myocytes and Myocardial Contraction/ Infarction/ Ischemia/ Myocarditis

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Pulmonary Circulation Vol 5: No 3 cover image

September 2015

Pulmonary Circulation Vol 5: No 3

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