Saudi Arabia-United States collaboration in health research: a formula for success.


Journal Article

The aim of this article is to share our experiences from an international collaborative effort to study health outcomes among Saudi Arabian National Guard (SANG) soldiers following the 1991 Gulf War. By paying particular attention to distinct social and religious customs, geopolitical differences, and unique aspects of the health care system, we achieved a successful international collaboration in health research.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hooper, TI; Smith, TC; Gray, GC; Al Qahtani, MS; Memish, ZA; Barrett, DH; Schlangen, KM; Cruess, DF; Ryan, MAK; Gackstetter, GD

Published Date

  • April 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 192 - 196

PubMed ID

  • 15798676

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15798676

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0196-6553

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ajic.2005.01.006


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States