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Title: Female oncologists in the Middle East and North Africa: progress towards gender equality
Authors: Salem, Rana
Haibe, Yolla
Dagher, Christelle
Salem, Charelle
Shamseddine, Ali
Bitar, Nizar
Makdessi, Joseph
Khatib, Sami
Boussen, Hamouda
Benna, Farouk
Al Sukhun, Sana
El Saghir, Nagi
Temraz, Sally
Mukherji, Deborah
Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine 
Keywords: Arab world
Middle east north africa
Female oncologists
Gender equality
Issue Date: 2019
Part of: ESMO Open
Volume: 4
Issue: 3
Female doctors are increasingly choosing oncology as a career while they are still under-represented in leadership positions globally. The European Society of Medical Oncology has recently surveyed its members regarding gender equality in the work place. Limited data are available from the Middle East. The aim of our study was to survey female oncologists practicing in the Middle East to identify common challenges and suggest areas for improvement.
ISSN: 2059-7029
DOI: 10.1136/esmoopen-2019-000487
Ezproxy URL: Link to full text
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Medicine

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