The PAMJ Blog

The official blog of the Pan African Medical Journal

Recent posts

Get involved: open call for volunteer Associate Editors for the PAMJ

The peer-review process in the Pan African Medical Journal (PAMJ) involves the support of dozens of skilled volunteers reviewers, editors, and associate editors. The PAMJ has grown, from its modest debut in 2008 to one of the largest, African-b...

18 Jul 2021

Improving submission quality: the PAMJ moves for a stricter adherence to existing writing guidelines

In its effort to improve manuscript quality, the PAMJ will take a stricter approach to ensure adherence to existing publishing guidelines such as the STROBE statement and CARE guideline. Guidelines exist to standardize and improve the writing quality...

08 Jun 2021

La traduction en Français des listes de contrôle STROBE et CARE est disponible dans le PAMJ

LE PAMJ, dans son effort d’amélioration de la qualité des publications, a adopté des octobre 2019, les directives STROBE (STrengthening the Reporting of OBservational studies in Epidemiology) pour les manuscrits soumis dans...

21 May 2021

Upcoming webinar 27 May 2021 - the STROBE Statement for reporting observational studies

The next PAMJ webinar series will take place on 27 May 2021 and will focus on the STROBE Statement for reporting observational studies. Date: 27 May, 2021 Time: 17:00 GMT 18:00 Rabat (Morroco) 19:00 Yaoundé (Cameroon) 21:00 Nairobi (Ke...

10 May 2021

Introduction au system de gestion de conférences de PAMJ

Si on vous dit Conférence scientifique à quoi pensez-vous? Surement à toute une panoplie de tracasseries concernant l’organisation, la logistique et au riche matériel du contenu de la conférence (Abstract, Pos...

01 May 2021

Author interview: Dr. Pebalo Pebolo Francis - Is the 14% cesarean section rate in Gulu Regional Referral Hospital justifiable?

In this interview, we discuss with Dr. Francis Pebalo Pebolo, co-author of the opinion paper “Is the 14% cesarean section rate in Gulu Regional Referral Hospital justifiable? ” published in the PAMJ Clinical Medicine.  ...

24 Apr 2021

Author interview: Dr. Bonheur Dounebaine - Social behaviors and HIV risk factors among men in Chad and Cameroon

In this interview, we discuss with Dr. Bonheur Dounebaine, co-author of the article Social behaviors and HIV risk factors among men in Chad and Cameroon published in the  PAMJ.   Bonheur Dounebaine, MD, MPHMedical Epidemiologist,...

18 Apr 2021

Commissioning a supplement in the PAMJ

According to the ICMJE, supplements are collections of papers that deal with related issues or topics, are published as a separate issue of the journal or as part of a regular issue, and maybe funded by sources other than the journal’s publishe...

04 Mar 2021

Advertising in the PAMJ

The PAMJ is an open-access publisher, with three journals. The PAMJ is a general medical journal, the PAMJ Clinical Medicine publishes articles in clinical medicine while the PAMJ One Health publishes articles from the field of chronic disease, non-c...

10 Feb 2021

The PAMJ IT Infrastructure

The PAMJ publication platform is a custom IT manuscripts management system (Haraka Publishing Platform®) designed to comply with PAMJ manuscripts publication business processes and journal management best practices and processes. Haraka is Swahil...

04 Feb 2021