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‘Scientific colonialism’ silencing researchers from poorer nations

  

Constraining and disabling research practices common in north-south collaboration, conference told

Unequal research partnerships and “scientific colonialism” is preventing those from poorer nations from having a say in global health research, leading researchers have warned.  

“Partners from low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) feel they are not appreciated and are relegated to a field worker’s role in global collaborations,” said Francis Kombe, co-chair of the African Research Integrity Network.

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