Increasing the value of health research in the WHO African Region beyond 2015—reflecting on the past, celebrating the present and building the future: a bibliometric analysis
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    Re:PubMed citations in Africa
    Thanks Peter for having interest in our bibliometric analysis1 and for your comments. Wholeheartedly agreed, our bibliometric analysis[1] is not the only citation analysis covering Africa, published in this millennium. We have not overlooked the other citation analysis[2]. There are excellent Africa-focused subject-specific citation analyses from our group and others[3-10]. However, we would like to point that the focus of this ci...
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    PubMed citations in Africa

    Thank you for this interesting analysis of scientific productivity in Africa.

    There are a couple of things that are not entirely correct, however.

    I don't think this is the only citation analysis covering Africa published in this millennium. For example, you may have overlooked an analysis of epidemiological citations per population published in 2012 (International Journal of Epidemiology 41:579-588)....

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