African Journal of Infectious Diseases: Editorial Policies

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Focus and Scope

The African Journal of Infectious Diseases (AJID) is a new journal that publishes papers which make an original contribution to the understanding of infectious diseases. Any paper relating to impact, care, prevention and social planning will be considered for publication. Reports of research related to any aspect of the fields of microbiology, parasitology, infection, and host response, whether laboratory, clinical, or epidemiologic, will be considered for publication. Major Articles, Short Communications, Correspondence, Editorials, and Review articles are considered for publication. Papers will be accepted on the understanding that their contents have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. All submitted papers will be refereed by at least two appropriately qualified referees. The Journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence. Papers will be published approximately two to three months after acceptance.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The African Journal of Infectious Diseases (AJID) will accept manuscripts submitted as email attachments. For all other correspondence that cannot be sent by e-mail, please contact
the editorial office at: The Editor-in-Chief, Drug Research & Production Unit, Faculty of Pharmacy, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Regular articles: These should describe new and carefully researched findings that have arisen from experimental procedures. The articles should be given in sufficient detail for others to verify the work. Authors should submit data that have arisen from animal and human studies in an ethically proper way by following guidelines as set by the World Health Organization. Authors submitting papers are advised to read online WHO guidelines on these subjects
(http:/ Papers that violate these principles will not be accepted.
Short Communications: : A Short Communication is suitable for recording the results of complete small investigations or giving details of new models or hypotheses, identification, innovative methods, techniques, clinical trials and epidemiological studies.
Reviews: Submissions of reviews and perspectives covering topics of current interest are welcome and encouraged. Reviews are also peer-reviewed. Review Process: All manuscripts are reviewed by an editor and members of the Editorial Board or qualified outside reviewers. Decisions will be made as rapidly as possible, and the journal strives to return reviewers’ comments to authors within 2 weeks. It is the goal of the AJID to publish papers within 12 weeks after submission.
Regular articles: All portions of the manuscript must be typed double-spaced and all pages numbered starting from the title page.


Publication Frequency

Twice yearly


Editorial Team

Clement Oladapo Adewunmi
Clement Adewunmi

Editorial Board
Olofu Emmanuel Ogbadoyi, Federal University of Technology, Minna
Adelani Ogunrinade, Lesotho
Ahmed Adu-Oppong, Georgia Southern University, United States
Suresh G. Joshi, Division of Infectious Diseases, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Alex Odaibo, Nigeria
Subbiah Poopathi, Vector Control Research Centre (Indian Council of Medical Research)
Vincent P. K. Titanji, Cameroon
Anthony Onipede, Nigeria
Abdul G. M. Al Samarai, Iraq

See for more details

ISSN: 2006-0165
AJOL African Journals Online