Research Assessment and Challenges


Chaabna K, Cheema S, Abraham A, Alrouh H, Mamtani R, Sheikh JI. Gray literature in systematic reviews on population health in the Middle East and North Africa: protocol of an overview of systematic reviews and evidence mapping. Syst Rev. 2018 Jul


Khidir A, Asad H, Abdelrahim H, Elnashar M, Killawi A, Hammoud M, Al-Khal AL, Haddad P, Fetters MD. Patient responses to research recruitment and follow-up surveys: findings from a diverse multicultural health care setting in Qatar. BMC Med Res Methodology. 2016 Jan 26;16:10. doi: 10.1186/s12874-016-0109-3.

Killawi A, Khidir A, Elnashar M, Abdelrahim H, Hammoud M, Elliott H, Thurston M, Asad H, Al-Khal AL and Fetters MD. Procedures of recruiting, obtaining informed consent, and compensating research participants in Qatar: findings from a qualitative investigation. BMC Medical Ethics 2014, 15:9. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6939-15-9. 

Hammoud M, Elnashar M, Abdelrahim H, Khidir A, Elliott HAK, Killawi A, Padela AI, Al Khal AL, Bener A, Fetters MD. Challenges and opportunities of US and Arab collaborations in health services research: A case study from Qatar. Glob J Health Sci, 4(6): 148-59, 2012. 

Chouchane L, Mamtani R, Al-Thani MH, Al-Thani AA, Ameduri M, Sheikh JI. Medical education and research environment in Qatar: a new epoch for translational research in the Middle East. Journal of Translational Medicine. 2011 Jan 27; 9:16. 


2018 Poster Presentation Chaabna K, Cheema S, Abraham A, Alrouh H, Mamtani R. Global production of systematic reviews on population health issues in the Middle East and North Africa: preliminary results of a systematic overview and bibliometric analysis. 25th Cochrane Colloquium, September 15-18, 2018. Edinburgh, Scotland
2012  Poster  Presentation  Khidir A, Elnashar M,  Abdelrahim H,  Hammoud M.,   Asad H. ,  Fetters M. Challenges of reliability testing in Qatar: Patient willingness for participation by mail or in person in a novel research instrument in Doha, Qatar. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2012. Doha, Qatar