African Journals

African Health Sciences
James Tumwine, Editor
Video Interview and Transcript, Video Poem

Annales Africaines de Medicine
Ntumba Jean-Marie Kayembe, Editor-in-Chief

Annals of African Surgery
James Kigera, Editor-in-Chief

Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences
Abraham Haileamlak, Editor-in-Chief
Video Interview and Transcript

Ghana Medical Journal
David Ofori-Adjei, Editor-in-Chief
Video Interview and Transcript

The Health Press Zambia
Mazyanga Mazaba, Editor

Malawi Medical Journal
Adamson Muula, Editor
Video Interview and Interview Transcript, Emeritus Editor Chiwoze Bandawe

Mali Médical
Siaka Sidbe, Editor

Rwanda Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences
Kato J. Njunwa, Editor-in-Chief

Sierra Leone Journal of Biomedical Research
Bailah Leigh, Editor in Chief

Program Directors

Annette Flanagin
Executive Managing Editor; Vice President, Editorial Operations, JAMA and The JAMA Network

David Ofori-Adjei
Editor-in-Chief, Ghana Medical Journal

Stephen Morrissey
Managing Editor, New England Journal of Medicine


US National Library of Medicine (NLM) is the world’s largest biomedical library, which maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe.

US Fogarty International Center is dedicated to advancing the mission of the National Institutes of Health by supporting and facilitating global health research conducted by US and international investigators, building partnerships between health research institutions in the U. and abroad, and training the next generation of scientists to address global health needs.

The Elsevier Foundation is a corporate not-for-profit 501(c)(3) funded by Elsevier that provides over $1 million USD a year in grants to knowledge-centered institutions around the world with a sustainability focus on innovations in health information, diversity in STM, research in developing countries and technology for development. The Foundation’s “Research Without Borders” program enables experienced colleagues to share their knowledge with African Journal partner editors.

Active Contributing Partners

The following journals donate time and resources to mentor and collaborate with African journal partners:

Annals of Internal Medicine
Environmental Health Perspectives
New England Journal of Medicine
The Lancet

African Journals Online (AJOL) is an online service that provides access to African-published research to increase worldwide knowledge of indigenous scholarship. AJOL assists the African partner journals maintain their inclusion in AJOL and improve their publication practices.

The Council of Science Editors (CSE) is a dynamic community of editorial professionals dedicated to the responsible and effective communication of science. CSE serves as the administrative body for the AJPP under the direction of project directors appointed by NLM. The CSE Executive Director manages administrative tasks. CSE receives an administrative fee for providing this service. CSE has provided complimentary membership to African journal partner editors and waives registration fees for those attending CSE’s annual meeting.

Kaufman Wills Fusting & Company (KWF) is a management consultancy serving the scholarly publishing community. KWF provides annual review of Africa journals’ progress in meeting publishing standards and program objectives.

Network of African Journal Librarians (NAML) has been active in improving electronic access to research and health care information for researchers, students, health care workers and policy makers in Africa. The NAML liaison to AJPP is Christine Kanyengo.

Ovid (Wolters Kluwer) is an information search, discovery, and management solution providing professionals in science, medicine, and healthcare with a single online destination for accessing and working with online journals, books, and databases from the world's leading publishers. Wolters Kluwer Health is a global company that provides information, software, and services for healthcare professionals.

SPi Global is a provider of business process and digital content solutions to research and learning publishers throughout the world. SPi Global provides complimentary services to convert Africa journal partner journal issues into XML files compatible for submission to PubMed Central.

Clarivate Analytics (ScholarOne) provides comprehensive workflow management systems for scholarly journals. Clarivate Analytics provides the ScholarOne Manuscripts submission and peer review platform to the African Journal Partners and provides training and support for journals adopting and using the system. The system is available in several languages, including English and French. In 2018 Clarivate developed the following infographics to summarize African and AJPP-related research output:

Submissions: Total, Africa, AJPP countries
Web of Science: Africa, AJPP countries

© 2018 African Journal Partnership Program (AJPP)