• Admin

AAS Editorial team attends AJPP meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


The meeting, which was held in Addis Ababa from 26th to 28th June, began with the delegation observing a moment of silence in memory of the late Annals of African Surgery Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Hassan Saidi.

The AJPP is program funded by the NLM, Fogarty and Elsevier Foundation. It aims to improve health research dissemination in Africa. There are 10 African Journals mentored by 5 western Journals (BMJ, LANCET, NEJM, JAMA and Annals of Internal Medicine).

Annals fo African surgery was co-opted into the program in 2016.It is partnered with the Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences and the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Every year, AJPP editors meet in an annual Review and planning meeting ( predictably to review progress made since the previous meeting and lay grounds for the next year).

This years meeting took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, organised by the editorial team of Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences. AAS editorial team members: Drs James Kigera (EIC) and Stanley Aruyaru (Associate Editor) represented Annals of African Surgery at the Meeting.

During the AAS report, EIC Dr James Kigera observed that the manuscript submission has increased by 80% between 2016-2017. Other milestones included the ongoing vigorous authors training workshops. The challenges identified included formulation of a business plan to help the journal self-sustain. Succession planning does not appear to be challenging as majority of the editorial team members are youthful.

0 views
ssk_logo.png

The Annals of African Surgery is the official publication of the Surgical Society of Kenya.

 

All content copyright © 2020 Annals of African Surgery.

ISSN (print): 1999-9674; ISSN (online): 2523-0816

Main Office Location: Menelik Medical Centre, Menelik Road, off Ngong Road, Nairobi. First floor.

Telephone: +254715260499

Email: info@annalsofafricansurgery.com.

 

The content on this site is intended for health professionals. Advertisements on this site do not constitute a guarantee or endorsement by the journal, Association, or publisher of the quality or value of such product or of the claims made for it by its manufacturer.

70.png
69.jpg
hinari_header_en.png
  • Twitter
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • LinkedIn