The International Journal of Malaria and Tropical Diseases (IJMTD) (formally known was the Journal of Malaria in Africa and the Tropics (JMAT) is a publication of the malariologists and researchers in tropical diseases. Its aim is to educate, improved the practice of malaria treatment, stimulate research, encourage academic tropical medicine and enhance patient care. The journal publishes on a biannual basis; research articles, short communications, letters, reviews, operational research in malaria and other tropical diseases. Areas of interest include diagnosis, pathogenesis, socio-economic aspects of diseases and all the facets of disease control. Henceforth, all contributions are peer reviewed by assessors.