Medpharm Publications is an established, yet innovative medical publishing house with an impressive track record of compiling, editing and distributing a wide range of high quality and informative medical, pharmaceutical and nursing journals, containing peer-reviewed, local content for a select audience of South African healthcare professionals.

Sponsoring Organizations

Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia is the official journal of the South African Society of Anaesthesiologists (SASA)

Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia is accredited by the Department of Education for the measurement of Research Output of Public Higher Education Institutions.

Sources of Support

The journal's website is being managed by PharmaLtx.

We are committed to publishing the highest quality scientific research, and all manuscripts go through double-blind peer review before being accepted for publication.

Peer Review


Manuscripts, after vetting by the editorial team, are assigned for peer-review to 2 reviewers, conversant with the particular field of research. The reviewers and the authors are blinded to each other's identity. The turn-around time for review and initial editorial decision notification aims to be within 6 weeks of submission.  

Publication Scheduling

Published bi-monthly (6 times per annum)

Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 2220-1173
print ISSN: 2220-1181