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AJPS African Journal of Paediatric Surgery

AJPS African Journal of Paediatric Surgery

DisciplinePediatry, surgery

Publication details
Open access
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Afr. J. Paediatr. Surg.
ISSN0189-6725 (print)
0974-5998 (web)

The African Journal of Paediatric Surgery is a peer-reviewed medical journal publishing articles related to clinical or laboratory-based research in paediatric surgery.

AJPS African Journal of Paediatric Surgery Mission

To serve as a medium for continued surgical education and qualitative scientific publications on paediatric surgery, enhancing exchange of evidenced-based information on the best surgical practice that will ultimately improve the health of children.

AJPS welcomes and accepts clinical and laboratory-based research manuscripts relating to all aspects of paediatric surgery. It is also a medium for publicizing meetings and news relating to advances in Paediatric Surgery and child health within Africa and the rest of the world.

Aims and Objectives
To publish cut edge peer-review original articles, case reports, letters to the editor, editorials, review articles, commentaries, and innovations that will impact on paediatric surgical practice.
To enhance exchange of ideas/information relating to paediatric surgery and interaction among stakeholders.

To encourage networking and partnership between individuals, government and non-governmental organizations for the provision of quality health care in children.
To advocate for training, workshops, seminars, scientific manuscript writing conferences that will advance publishing culture.

ISSN: 0189-6725 (print)

Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is indexed in Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases, African Index Medicus, CAB Abstracts, EBSCO Databases, MEDLINE, Scopus, and Index Medicus.

Journal Ethics
Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit


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