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Health research networks on the web: an analysis of the Brazilian presence

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Title
Health research networks on the web: an analysis of the Brazilian presence
DOI 10.1590/0102-311x00136812
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Pamela Barreto Lang, Fabio Castro Gouveia, Jacqueline Leta

Abstract

In order to map Brazilian institutions' web presence in an international network of health research institutions, a study was conducted in 2009, including 190 institutions from 42 countries. The sample was based on WHO (World Health Organization) collaborating centers, and the methodology used webometric analyses and techniques, especially interlinks, and social network analysis. The results showed the presence of five Brazilian institutions, featuring the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), showing links to 20 countries and 42 institutions. Through the interface between the health field and the web, the study aims to contribute to future analyses and a plan for strategic repositioning of these institutions in the virtual world, as well as to the elaboration of public policies and recognition of webometrics as an area to be explored and applied to various other fields of knowledge.

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