About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The African Journal of Current Medical Research (AfriJCMR) accepts and publishes manuscripts from diverse field in Medicine and Public Health with special focus on African issues. In the interim, the journal accepts and publishes Original Research Articles, Reviews, Commentaries, Case reports/Case Series and Short reports.

Peer Review Process

All original research articles and case reports/series should be accompanied by an IRB approval/waiver before they shall be assigned to potential reviewers. In cases where the IRB approval is not available, the authors indicate in the comments to the letter field the reasons for this.

All manuscripts are assigned to two reviewers for comments before a final decision is taken on the manuscript which is typically within 2 montha.

Reviewers are chosen based on their experience and knowledge in the field of the manuscript to be reviewed. 

Publication Frequency

This journal publishes articles half yearly.

Journal History

We are an international peer reviewed online medical journal started in Ghana to emanate and lead research in Africa and across the world. This started with a team of medical professionals and experts collaborating to enhance development of research especially in Africa. All our articles are published online  on our website at www.afrijcmr.org.  Our published articles will be available in the form of a combination of open access and subscription based. Our website is frequently updated and only original article are published.

We are primarily set up in Kumasi, Ghana but have collaborators in other African countries, Europe and United States.

Our vision is to serve as global leaders in advancing medical research. We are committed to providing current and relevant medical knowledge to our readers. Our mission is to promote research, training  and capacity building for health professional across African and beyond. We seek to provide information that will enhance decision-making in the field of practice. We provide service for doctors, clinical scientist, medical laboratory professionals, pharmacists, nurses and health professional in  all aspect of medical.

Our core values include; we are open and transparent to all the people we serve, we are objective and balanced in our decision-making, we uphold ethical and moral principles in research, we are dedicated and committed to all clients, we are show fairness and relevance in our judgments, do all things to the best of our ability.

Journal history

In January 2015, a team of medical professionals met and the decision set up a leading medical journal in Africa to evidence based medicine in all aspects of the health discipline. We seek to reach out to all African countries and other continents.

We provide a platform where health practitioners in different disciplines of medicine can interact and share knowledge. We want to advance medical research in areas such as infectious disease, psychiatry, public health, obstetrics, oncology, haematology, neurology, cardiology and many others. We believe that there is a lot gaps in the area of research in Africa and we seek to improve upon the existing research systems on the continent.


The journal is managed by a team of professionals making up AJCMR publishing team. This consists of leading clinicians, clinical researchers, biostatisticians, information technology experts, anthropologist and medical photographers.