Homage to Professor Ahmed Aziz Bousfiha, the most “Highly Cited Researcher” in Africa.


Ahmed Ben Abdelaziz
Mohamed Khelil
Nabil Sakly
Lilia Zakhama




Bibliometrics , Databases, Biomedical Research , Bibliographic , Medical Writing , Manuscripts, Publications, Medical as Topic , Journal Impact Factor , Allergy and Immunology , Africa, Northern



  1. Clarivate. Highly Cited Researchers 2023 [consulté le 15 janvier 2024]. Disponible sur l’adresse URL: https://clarivate.com/highly-cited-researchers/
  2. Ioannidis, John P.A. October 2023 data-update for "Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators", Elsevier Data Repository, V6 [consulté le 15 janvier 2024]. Disponible sur l’adresse URL: https://elsevier.digitalcommonsdata.com/datasets/btchxktzyw/6
  3. Bastard P, Rosen LB, Zhang Q, Michailidis E, Hoffmann HH, Zhang Y, et al. Autoantibodies against type I IFNs in patients with life-threatening COVID-19, Science, 2020; 370(6515):eabd4585.
  4. Bousfiha A, Jeddane L, Picard C, Al-Herz W, Ailal F, Chatila T et al. Human Inborn Errors of Immunity: 2019 Update of the IUIS Phenotypical Classification. J Clin Immunol. 2020; 40(1):66-81.
  5. Bousfiha AA, Jeddane L, Ailal F, Benhsaien I, Mahlaoui N, Casanova JL et al. Primary immunodeficiency diseases worldwide: more common than generally thought, J Clin Immunol 2013; 33(1):1-7.
  6. Ben Abdelaziz A, Ben Saad H, Zakhama L. «La Tunisie Médicale»: Welcome to the Tunisian champions of scientific medical writing. Tunis Med 2022; 100(3):180-4.
  7. Ben Abdelaziz A, Ben Abdelaziz A, Zanina Y, Ben Hassine D, Melki S, Khelil K. Qui sont les meilleurs scientifiques en Tunisie? Analyse de l’édition 2023 de la plateforme «Research.com». Tunis Med 2023; 101(12): 871-8.
  8. Ben Abdelaziz A, Wafi H, Ettouri S, Labiad R, Ben Chakroun N, Quessar A. Une ordonnance pour l’excellence académique. Tunis Med 2023; 101(12): 858-9.
  9. Bousfiha AA, Errami A, Jeddane L, Mellouli F, Reda SM, Adeli M, et al. Primary Immunodeficiencies: Epidemiology in the Maghreb, Tunis Med, 2018; 96(10-11):672-7.
  10. Zoukal S, Ben Abdelaziz A, Tahiri Jouti N, Lakhdar A, Bousfiha AA, Hassoune S, Bibliometric profil of medical publication at Faculty of Medicine of Casablanca (2008-2017), Tunis Med 2019;97(5):613-8.
  11. Abd Abou Sahda AH, Bourgadi JE, Bousfiha AA, Ben Abdelaziz A, Learning difficulties of medicine, Perceptions and expectations of medical students in Morocco, Tunis Med 2021; 99(5):494-503.
  12. Moundir A, Errami A, El Bakkouri J, Ben Abdelaziz A, Bousfiha AA, Effectiveness of natural immune protection against COVID-19 reinfection: systematic review with meta-analysis. Tunis Med 2023; 101(2):245-52.
  13. Ameayou S, Ouali M, Hassoune S, Ben Abdelaziz A, Bousfiha AA, Student's attitudes towards medical education in Arabic (Morocco 2020), Tunis Med 2023; 101(1):26-35.
  14. Allaoui A, Mokhantar K, Jeddane L, Ailal F, Elkabli H, Bousfiha AA, Moudatir M, When to suspect an immune deficiency in adults? Tunis Med 2022; 100(8-9):585-91.