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E-ISSN: 2220-2749

An international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal that informs and stimulates scholarly discussion toward improving the delivery of healthcare in the Middle East. The journal is owned and sponsored by Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press.

The journal welcomes submitted papers covering original research, clinical and epidemiological studies, reviews and evaluations, guidelines, expert opinion and commentary, case reports, and extended reports, that reflect upon the specific challenges that healthcare delivery faces in the Middle East. It published two issues per year, one in May and the other in November.

There are no article processing charges for publishing in Avicenna.

Specific topics covered in the journal include:

  • clinical, operational, and translational research and the systems and processes that support its successful integration into the cultural setting(s)
  • epidemiology and population data that drive and inform service planning.
  • organizational governance, regulation, and licensing
  • performance standards and education
  • health resource regulation and licensing
  • facility commissioning, economic evaluations, and resource management
  • health literacy and education
  • medical humanities
  • anthropology and media
  • public health ethics, quality, policy, and practice
  • healthcare management, innovation, and efficiency
  • artificial intelligence

Journal indexed in Google Scholar, Web of Science "Emerging Sources Citation Index".

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