Publisher:

The Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch.

Sources of Support:

Article processing fee, regular annual subvention from Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch, and donation and purchase of hard copies.

Subscription/order for Ibom Medical Journal – hard copy only

Nigerian Rates
– Institutional – N10,000.00
– Individual – N6,000.00
(Please add N3,000.00 for postage)

International Rates
– Institutional – $30.00
– Individual – $20.00
(Please add $10.00 for postage)

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The Editor:
Ibom Medical Journal
Department of Surgery
University of Uyo Teaching Hospital (UUTH)
P.M.B.1136, Uyo – Nigeria

Peer Review:

ARTICLE PROCESSING CHARGE

Ibom Medical Journal charges N25,000 (Twenty Five Thousand Naira only) upon acceptance of manuscript. This is because Ibom Med J is an open access journal and the money is used for the maintenance of services.
Ibom Med J does not charge money for submission of manuscripts.
Special waivers for APC can be given to authors who are commissioned by the journal to contribute research or review articles.

MANUSCRIPT REVIEW PROCESS

Upon successful submission of manuscript to Ibom Med J, the manuscript must undergo editorial processes which include removing all authors’ names/affiliations and selection of experts in the field of research of the manuscript.
Since Ibom Med J adopts double blind peer review policy, the manuscript is then sent out for peer reviews without the authors and the reviewers knowing their names. The opinion of the reviewers are communicated to the authors through the corresponding author.
On the average, it takes 4-12 weeks between submission and publication in Ibom Med J.

PLAGIARISM POLICY

Authors should submit only original manuscript. No author should submit already published work.
Ibom Med J has zero tolerance for plagiarism and when discovered, such authors are reported to their Institution and their publication retracted from Ibom Med J. Our reviewers are to check for similarity/screen for plagiarism in the manuscript assigned to them for peer review.

Open Access Policy:

Ibom Med J is an open access journal. The HTML and PDF files of all articles are available free immediately upon publication.
Ibom Med J allows reuse and remixing of content in accordance with Creative Common Licence (CC BY).
Ibom Med J allows readers to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search and link to the full texts of its articles and for all other lawful purposes.
Ibom Med J also allows authors to hold the copyright without restriction and to retain publishing rights without restrictions.

Publication Scheduling:

This journal publishes three issues a year.

General:

Repository Policy
Ibom Med. J allows authors to deposit versions of their work in an institutional or other repository of their choice.

ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING INFORMATION
Ibom Med. J is registered/indexed in African Journal Online, TDNetUlrichsPro QuestAfrican Index MedicusInternational Scientific Indexing (ISI) and Google Scholar. The Journal has applied for indexing with Directory of Open Access JournalsEBSCOCrossref, and PubMed.

 

Journal Identifiers


eISSN: 2735-9964
print ISSN: 1597-7188