Editoral: The Publishing Gap Between Rich and Poor: the Focus of AuthorAID
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Even before we became editors of JPHP, we conceived AuthorAID, a global program to provide developmental editing help to authors from developing countries who want to publish their science and policy writing in competitive journals that influence program and policy locally, regionally, and globally. As we have worked to develop AuthorAID, we learned much more about the problem. We have written this problem description for grant applications as we seek funding to launch this project. As no similar presentation exists in the published literature, we present our understanding of the publishing gap and its causes. See also an update on the current status of AuthorAID within the WFPHA Special Section.
Research and policy debates about how to reduce poverty, improve population health, and hasten development, too often exclude the voices and insights of those closest to the greatest problems. A small but significant part of the inequity manifests itself in the...
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