How often are local authors the lead on health research conducted in low- and middle-income countries?

In the last decade, global health researchers have increasingly been calling attention to the authorship patterns for articles published about low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), noting in particular that authors from high-income countries often play the dominant role. We, along with our colleagues Ebelechukwe Monye and Otto Chabikuli, are analyzing the authorship patterns for articles published by staff in our company during 2018 and 2019 as a baseline for advancing our own practices.

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