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Research Ethics Governance in the Arab Region – Saudi Arabia

  • Ghiath Alahmad
  • Henry Silverman
Chapter
Part of the Research Ethics Forum book series (REFF, volume 5)

Abstract

Saudi Arabia is a monarchical state that has largely been dependent on an oil-based economy, although there have been recent efforts to diversify it economy. The government, which controls most major economic activities, has focused on expanding its healthcare, education, nuclear, construction, and tourism industries (Almalki et al. 2011).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC), King Saud bin Abdulaziz University For Health Sciences (KSAU-HS)King Abdulaziz Medical City, Ministry of National Guard – Health AffairsRiyadhSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.University of MarylandBaltimoreUSA

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