Involving Nepali academics in health research

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Neupane, D. ; Van Teijlingen, Edwin ; Khanal, V. ; Mishra, S.R. ; Kallestrup, P. (2013)

JMBTO SEE JHIn a world dominated by globalization and knowledge exchange conducting research and academic publishing has become increasingly important. In this light it is important to report the findings of research conducted in Nepal as it may be relevant and useful in North Korea as in Namibia. The editorial outlines some of the barriers and opportunities that exist for academics in Nepal.
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