Orapuh Journal is owned and published by Orapuh, Inc., a non-profit oral and public health information, education, and research organization in The Republic of The Gambia.
Orapuh exists to give under-served populations swift access to astute education in the under-served biases of the oral and public health disciplines.
Sources of Support:
Institutional funds, Article Processing Charges (APCs), donations
Orap J utilizes a thorough peer-review process to ensure that articles submitted are in the niche of the journal and that information provided is significant, accurate, and original. This way, we ensure that the right, precise information gets to our end-users.
Orap J operates a double-blind peer-review system.
As a matter of policy, a whole article, excluding author’s name(s) and institutional affiliation(s) is/are sent to 2 independent researchers/experts, in a relevant field covered by the journal’s niche, for a review, using the Journal’s peer-review guidelines
Anonymous reviewer reports/comments are made available to the author(s) for article-revision. After corrections have been made, the article is re-submitted and then subjected to the editorial review of our Editorial Board.
The Journal Editor will be the handling editor for all manuscripts’ peer-review process, except, where an editor has a competing interest regarding a manuscript or is its author/co-author, another member of the editorial team will be saddled with the responsibility of being the handling editor for the peer-review process of the manuscript.
The Handling Editor does the initial assessment of, decides the suitability of a manuscript for review, sends the manuscript to appropriately identified independent experts/researchers for review and makes the final decision of publishing or rejecting an article, based on reviewers’ reports, authors’ response and editorial decisions.
Open Access Policy:
All articles in Orap J are open-access articles distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 4.0 International License.
Consequently, the full texts of all Orap J Articles are made freely available on the journal’s website and other third party sites upon publication, free-of-charge.
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
Country of Publication: The Gambia
Subscription information: No charges — articles are accessed free of charge.