Diabetes Research in India, China and Brazil: A Comparative Quantitative Study, 2000-09Adarsh Bala1 and BM Gupta2*
- *Corresponding Author:
- BM Gupta
National Institute of Science
Technology & Development Studies
New Delhi 110 012, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: May 04, 2012; Accepted date: July 17, 2012; Published date: July 23, 2012
Citation: Bala A, Gupta BM (2012) Diabetes Research in India, China and Brazil: A Comparative Quantitative Study, 2000-09. J Health Med Inform 3:110. doi: 10.4172/2157-7420.1000110
Copyright: © 2012 Bala A, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The study analysis the diabetic research output during 2000-2009 in global context on several parameters including most productive countries of the world in diabetic research, their rank, publication share, global burden of the disease on respective countries and diabetic research output in relation to their population. In depth, this study evaluate the diabetic research profile of India, China and Brazil including their total publications, citation impact, publications growth, international collaboration share, research priorities under various subjects, diabetic complications and type of diabetes. It also analyses the characteristics of most productive institutions of these three countries.