Peer Review

Each manuscript treated as a privileged communication. Each article will initially be internally reviewed. When a paper is selected for review by outside reviewer it is then sent for peer review usually by ay least two assessors. Reviewers from any institution of any of the author are not eligible. In any study that contains quantitative data and statistical inference, the Editor may request that it be reviewed by a statistician. Reviewers are requested to treat papers as confidential and not to copy manuscript.Manuscripts are judged on
the interest of the topic, intellectual and scientific content and strength, the clarity of presentation and relevance to readers of the Journal. Acknowledgment of receipt ofmanuscriptwill be sent to the corresponding author. Papers not accepted will normally be returned to the authorwith orwithout reviewers comments.

Publication Scheduling

Published 12 times a year - monthly.


The Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice (NJCP) (Print ISSN: 1119-3077, E-ISSN: 2229-7731) is a monthly peer-reviewed international journal published by the Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria. 

The journal’s full text is available online at . The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal makes a token charge for submission, processing and publication of manuscripts including color reproduction of photographs.

Abstracting and indexing information

The journal is indexed with African Index Medicus, Caspur, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Current Contents/Life Sciences, EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Excerpta Medica / EMBASE, Expanded Academic ASAP, Genamics JournalSeek, Google Scholar, Health & Wellness Research Center, Health Reference Center Academic, Hinari, Index Copernicus, Journal Citation Reports, MANTIS, MEDLINE/Index Medicus, Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews, OpenJGate, PrimoCentral, ProQuest, SafetyLit, Science Citation Index Expanded, SCOLOAR, SIIC databases, Summon by Serial Solutions, Tropical Diseases Bulletin, Ulrich's International Periodical Directory, Web of Science 

Impact Factor® as reported in the 2020 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2021): 0.9

The Journal is an Open Access Journal

International Consultants
Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) is made up of over 1,000 Medical and Dental consultants in 16 Federal University Teaching and Specialist Hospitals and 10 Federal Medical Centers in Nigeria. Others members include consultants in the 36 State government Teaching and specialist hospitals. The senior academics of all colleges of medicine and faculties of medicine in Nigeria are all honorary consultants to their respective teaching hospitals

Prof. E O. Archampong (Ghana)

Prof. John Terblanche (South Africa)

Prof. David Goldberg (United Kingdom)

Dr. S.J. Segal (U.S.A

Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 2229-7731
print ISSN: 1119-3077