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Bibliometric analysis of medicine – related publications on refugees, asylum-seekers, and internally displaced people: 2000 – 2015

BMC International Health and Human RightsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:7

Received: 17 September 2016

Accepted: 11 March 2017

Published: 20 March 2017

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Original Submission
17 Sep 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Farhad Fatehi
5 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ritsuko Kakuma
8 Mar 2017 Author responded Author comments - waleed sweileh
Resubmission - Version 2
8 Mar 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Mar 2017 Editorially accepted
20 Mar 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12914-017-0116-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Toxicology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, An-Najah National University