Bakoush O. Libyan Journal of Medicine among top journals in African and Arab countries. Libyan Journal of Medicine 2013;8:20686
African and Arab academic and research institutions contribute modestly to the international biomedical literature. Inadequate research funding and limited national, regional and international collaboration are important factors contributing to this deficiency. This Editorial describes results obtained by the Libyan Journal of Medicine, that was established in 2006 as an open access journal.