Crohn’s disease in low and lower-middle income countries: A scoping review
Ruma Rajbhandari, Samantha Blakemore, Sara Mannan, Klejda Nikolli, Alison Yih, Gene Bukhman, Division of Global Health Equity, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, United States
Ruma Rajbhandari, Neil Gupta, Alma J Adler, Christopher Allen Noble, Gene Bukhman, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02199, United States
Neil Gupta, Christopher Allen Noble, Gene Bukhman, Partners in Health, NCD Synergies, Boston, MA 02199, United States
Sameer Joshi, Western Reserve Health Education, Trumbull Regional Medical Center, Warren, OH 44483, United States
Author contributions: Rajbhandari R, Blakemore S, Adler AJ, Noble CA and Bukhman GB designed the research; Blakemore S, Mannan S, Nikolli K and Yih A performed the research; Rajbhandari R, Blakemore S, Mannan S, Nikolli K and Yih A analyzed the data; Rajbhandari R, Blakemore S, wrote the paper; Rajbhandari R, Adler JA, Gupta N, Bukhman G supervised the paper; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Ruma Rajbhandari, MD, MPH, Associate Physician, Division of Global Health Equity, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, United States. email@example.com
Received: June 19, 2020
Peer-review started: June 19, 2020
First decision: August 22, 2020
Revised: September 4, 2020
Accepted: October 20, 2020
Article in press: October 20, 2020
Published online: November 21, 2020