Sources of Support:

This journal is supported by institutional contribution from NGOs, individual contributions and other donor support.

Peer Review:

All articles are submitted by email to the journal at admin@southernsudanmedicaljournal. The Editor-in-chief and other members of the editorial team initially review the articles. If an article is deemed suitable for the journal – based on subject matter and relevance, and meeting submission guidelines – but has some issues to be clarified – it is sent back to author to amend. If it is not suitable, it is rejected at this stage.

If the article is deemed relevant, it is double-blind peer reviewed. The editorial advisor chooses, from the list of reviewers plus others according to their areas of expertise, one or two experts, to peer review the article using the reviewer guidelines.

The article is then sent back to the author to revise, if necessary, according to the peer reviewers’ comments. This draft is checked and, if necessary, edited, by the editorial team. Authors check and clear the final pdfs.

Open Access Policy:

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.

Publication Scheduling:

This journal publishes Quarterly (February, May, August, November).

General:

Focus and Scope

The SSMJ is the a multi-professional journal in the South Sudan which caters for the needs of Doctors, Nurses, Midwives, Clinical Officers, Pharmacists and all other cadres in the health profession. Its vision is to see a well-trained, skilled professionals delivering high quality healthcare to the population of the South Sudan.

The mission of SSMJ is to publish research and clinical guidance that will positively influence the development of healthcare services in South Sudan.

Peer Review Process

All articles are submitted by email to the journal at admin@southernsudanmedicaljournal. The Editor-in-chief and other members of the editorial team initially review the articles. If an article is deemed suitable for the journal – based on subject matter and relevance, and meeting submission guidelines – but has some issues to be clarified – it is sent back to author to amend. If it is not suitable, it is rejected at this stage.

If the article is deemed relevant, it is double-blind peer reviewed. The editorial advisor chooses, from the list of reviewers plus others according to their areas of expertise, one or two experts, to peer review the article using the reviewer guidelines.

The article is then sent back to the author to revise, if necessary, according to the peer reviewers’ comments. This draft is checked and, if necessary, edited, by the editorial team. Authors check and clear the final pdfs.

Publication Frequency

This journal publishes Quarterly (February, May, August, November).

Open Access Policy

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.

Sources of Support

This journal is supported by institutional contribution from NGOs, individual contributions and other donor support.

Journal Identifiers


eISSN: 2309-4613
print ISSN: 2309-4605