African Journal of Internal Medicine

Aims and Scope

African Journal of Internal Medicine (ISSN 2326-7283) is a broad-based, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal that publishes original research papers, critical reviews, short communications and case reports on the latest developments in all areas of internal medicine. 

The objective of the African Journal of Internal Medicine as a multi-disciplinary, open access research journal is to provide a publication outlet (on monthly basis) for the increasing flow of scholarly research articles. The Journal's emphasis is on theoretical developments and their implementation, empirical, applied, and policy-oriented research in all areas of Internal Medicine. AJIM purpose is to improve communications among cardiologists, endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, hematologists, nephrologists, neurologists, pulmonologists, learned societies and within the academic and other research communities, policymakers and operational decision makers.

In the view of AJIM, internal medicine is the medical specialty that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases.

Exclusively, AJIM accepts manuscripts that fall within all areas and issues relating to Internal Medicine such as: 

  • Cardiology 
  • Endocrinology 
  • Gastroenterology 
  • Hematology 
  • Infectious disease 
  • Medical oncology 
  • Neurology
  • Nephrology 
  • Pulmonology 
  • Rheumatology 
  • Adolescent medicine
  • Clinical cardiac electrophysiology
  • Critical care medicine
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Hospital medicine
  • Sleep medicine
  • Sports medicine
  • Transplant hepatology
  • Allergy/Immunology
  • Critical care medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Clinical pharmacy