OC-32: CUBAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL PLANTS: PRESENT AND FUTURE

J Pharm Pharmacogn Res 3(suppl. 1): S51, 2015

Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Pharmacology of Natural Products FAPRONATURA 2015  September 21st-25th, 2015; Cuban Society of Pharmacology. Topes de Collantes, Sancti Spiritus, Cuba.

Oral Communication

OC-32: CUBAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL PLANTS: PRESENT AND FUTURE

Martínez I, García AI.

Central Laboratory of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medical Sciences “Salvador Allende”. Carvajal e/ Agua Dulce and A, Cerro, Havana, CP 12000, Cuba. E-mail: ioanna@infomed.sld.cu

 

Introduction: Cuban Journal of Medicinal Plants (RCPM, according abbreviation in Spanish) founded in 1996, provides to professionals related with medicinal plants the possibility to publish the results of their investigations. RCPM aims are create the necessary scientific evidence in this topic and contribute to disease prevention and improve the quality of life. The aims of this work are to analyze RCPM over the past five years. Methods: All issues published in the last five years were reviewed. Was analyzed the main data of the journal, most published authors, countries, topics and scientific production. Data were analyzed with an Access database. Results: In 2014, 51 articles were published. Cubans are the most published authors followed by Colombia and Brazil. Topic with the highest number of publications was Pharmacology. Until June 2015, average of citations per article during two years was 3.0 and h-index was 17. Conclusions: Results demonstrate the importance of RCPM, should increase the visibility and the number of citations per article.

Citation Format: Martínez I, García AI (2015) Cuban Journal of Medicinal Plants: present and future. [Abstract]. In: Proceedings of the FAPRONATURA 2015; 2015 Sep 21-25; Topes de Collantes, Sancti Spiritus: CSF. J Pharm Pharmacogn Res 3(Suppl. 1): S51. Abstract nr OC-32.