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Transforming Parkinson's Care in Africa (TraPCAf): protocol for a multimethodology National Institute for Health and Care Research Global Health Research Group project

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the fastest growing neurological disorder globally with respect to associated prevalence, disability, and deaths. However, information regarding the phenotypic characteristics, epidemiology, prevalence, risk factors and lived experience of PD from the African perspective is sparse. Transforming Parkinson’s Care in Africa (TraPCAf) is a National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) funded, multi-faceted, multi-national research grant with the aim of transforming the diagnosis, treatment and care of PD in Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania. This research is timely, as global recognition of the public health challenge of PD builds.

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  1. Authors: Anouk GW van Norden, Karlijn F de Laat, Rob AR Gons, Inge WM van Uden, Ewoud J van Dijk, Lucas JB van Oudheusden, Rianne AJ Esselink, Bastiaan R Bloem, Baziel GM van Engelen, Machiel J Zwarts, Indira Tendolkar, Marcel G Olde-Rikkert, Maureen J van der Vlugt, Marcel P Zwiers, David G Norris and Frank-Erik de Leeuw

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BMC Neurology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of neurological disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.

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  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.6 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.9 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.092 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.771 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    26 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    154 days submission to accept (Median)

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