About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Anatomy Journal of Africa is the Official Journal for the Association of Anatomical Societies of Africa and is published within the African Journals Online platform (AJOL). Headquartered at the Department of Human Anatomy, University of Nairobi, our journal releases biannual issues in January and July.

Dedicated to advancing anatomical knowledge, the Anatomy Journal of Africa invites and publishes a diverse range of scholarly contributions. Our scope encompasses Letters, Editorials, Original Articles, Case Reports and Reviews in Applied Anatomy, Clinical Anatomy, Morphology, Embryology, Anatomical Techniques, and Variant Anatomy. We encourage submissions from researchers, educators, and practitioners, fostering a comprehensive exploration of anatomical sciences across various disciplines.

eISSN: 2305-9478
print ISSN: 2226-6054

Peer Review Process

The Anatomy Journal of Africa is committed to maintaining the highest standards of scholarly integrity rigor in the dissemination of anatomical knowledge. All manuscripts submitted for publication undergo a rigorous peer-review process. Our journal employs a double-blind peer-review system, ensuring impartial evaluation by expert reviewers who are selected based on their expertise in the relevant field.

Upon submission, each manuscript is initially assessed by the editorial team for adherence to submission guidelines and ethical standards. Subsequently, manuscripts deemed suitable for peer review undergo a thorough evaluation by at least two independent reviewers. The peer-reviewers evaluate the manuscript's originality, methodological soundness, significance of findings, and adherence to ethical guidelines. Authors are provided with reviewers' comments to address and improve the quality of their work.

Publication Frequency

This journal publishes twice a year, in January and July.

Sources of Support

University of Nairobi – Online support and editorial office