The fourth seminar on ‘How to write a scientific paper’ organized by de Esteve Foundation was held in the School of Medicine, Unversity of Malaga (Spain) last January 16 and 17, 2005. Dr. Maria Isabel Lucena from the Department of Pharmacology was the co-ordinator of this activity.

All the seminars on this topic are targeted to postgraduates in health sciences with the aim to improve their knowledge and skills to write and publish scientific papers.

Dr. Esteve Fernández Muñoz (from the Institut Català d’Oncologia, lecturer of the Universitat de Barcelona and co-coordinator of the Master on Public Health at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Dr. Ana M. García (from the Department of Preventive and Public Health at the Universitat de Valencia) are chairing all these seminars. Both teachers are members of the Editorial Board of the Spanish journal ‘Gaceta Sanitaria’.