Objective: Describe the scientific production published in health sciences programs by students scientific societies worldwide. Methods: A descriptive study was conducted of scientific articles published in the databases Scopus, MEDLINE, ScienceDirect, SciELO and Redalyc, and the search engine Google Scholar in the period 2010-2020. The search terms used were “students scientific society”, “student society” “student scientific society” and “students association”. The following data were collected from the articles retrieved: publication type, year, journal name, country of origin, international collaboration, syllabus and authorship. Descriptive data analysis was based on frequency estimation. Results: A total 51 publications were retrieved. The most productive country was Peru (37.3%). The main article types were letters to the editor (41.2%) and original articles (29.4%). Researchers Cvetkovic Vega and Mejia were the most productive authors. The journal with the largest number of publications was Ciencia e Investigación Médica Estudiantil Latinoamericana (11.8%), whereas most articles were related to the Human Medicine program (90.2%). Conclusions: Scientific production about health sciences published by students scientific societies is mainly concerned with production generated by their members. Peru is the country with the most articles published about the subject. Most information sources are articles of the “letter to the editor” type.
|Translated title of the contribution||Scientific production about health sciences published by students scientific societies|
|Journal||Revista Cubana de Investigaciones Biomedicas|
|State||Published - 2021|
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