About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The African Journal of Tropical Medicine and Biomedical Research is a multidisciplinary and international journal published by the College of Health Sciences, Delta State University of Abraka, Nigeria. It provides a forum for Authors working in Africa to share their research findings on all aspects of Tropical Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and to disseminate innovative, relevant and useful information on tropical medicine and biomedical sciences throughout the continent. The journal will publish original research articles, reviews, editorials, commentaries, short reports, case reports and letters to the editor.

Articles are welcome in all branches of medicine and dentistry including basic sciences (Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, Psychology, Nursing etc) and clinical sciences (Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dental surgery, Child Health, Laboratory Sciences, Radiology, Community Medicine, etc). Articles are also welcome from social science researchers that document the intermediating and background social factors influencing health in countries of Africa. Priority will be given to publication of articles that describe the application of the principles of primary health care in the prevention and treatment of diseases.

Editorial Notices

The journal will be published biannually in the months of July and December. Annual subscription fee in Nigeria is two thousand naira (N2,000) per volume (2 issues); One-thousand- naira single copy (N1000). The annual subscription rate for other parts of the world is as follows: UnitedKingdom£60(postfree). West Africa $60 (post free). The rest of the World and the United States of America $120 (post free). A charge of $60 is made for reprints inclusive of postage. Cheques should made payable to the African Journal of Tropical Medicine and Biomedical Research and addressed to the Editor- in-Chief.