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To date, over 6,698 articles in Public Health and Epidemiology have been published with more than 107,473 citations from authors in 163 countries.

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Paucity of research about vaccines and immunization at my country and the regional contexts led me to choose publishing my articles and reports in open access journals and to post preprints during the publication process to ensure sharing my experiences with other researchers as well as spreading knowledge to help in developing future strategies at communication and programs levels.
Majdi M. Sabahelzain
Department of Public Health, School of Health Sciences, Ahfad University for Women, Omdurman, Sudan, Department of Health Promotion, Care and Public Health Research Institute (CAPHRI), Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands

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