About the Journal

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

Copyright Statement:

All content published in the Anatomy Journal of Africa is protected by copyright. Authors retain the copyright of their work, granting the journal an exclusive license to publish their contributions. Readers are encouraged to respect the intellectual property rights of authors and the journal. For more information, read the copyright policy of our journal here.

Open Access Policy:

The Anatomy Journal of Africa is committed to the principles of Open Access, ensuring that all published articles are freely accessible to a global audience. We believe in the democratization of knowledge and strive to eliminate barriers to information sharing. Readers, researchers, and educators can freely access, download, distribute, and cite our content, promoting the widespread dissemination of anatomical insights. To ensure this, we charge an affordable APC on all submissions upon acceptance. This is as follows: Authors from African countries - 60 USD, Authors from outside Africa- 100 USD.

Information for Authors:

For detailed guidelines on manuscript preparation and submission, authors can find comprehensive information on our website. Visit [here] to access resources that will assist you in preparing your contributions for publication in the Anatomy Journal of Africa. We encourage authors to carefully review our guidelines to ensure a smooth and efficient submission process.

Submitted manuscripts should not contain previously published material or material under consideration for publication elsewhere. Accepted manuscripts may not be republished which belong to AJA. All the published articles will be indexed in Google Scholar and AJOL.

Announcements

Call for Junior Editors

2024-07-14

We are looking for passionate student editors to join our team. Requirements include having an interest in anatomy, biology, medicine, or related fields, having at least one publication and having excellent communication skills. 

Responsibilities include first-line manuscript review. Benefits include research exposure, editorial experience and Web of Science recognition. 

Application:
Send your CV and a motivation letter to editor@anatomyafrica.com

Deadline: 31st July, 2024

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Current Issue

Vol. 13 No. 1 (2024): Vol.13 No.1
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Published: 2024-04-14

Editorial

  • PROF HASSAN SAIDI SEVEN YEARS ON: A LEGACY OF MEDICAL TRAINING TRANSCENDING TIME

    David Karuri, Julius Ogeng’o
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.4314/aja.v13i1.1
  • THE EVOLVING APPLICATION OF HUMAN ANATOMY PEDAGOGY AND RESEARCH

    Khulud Nurani, Jimmy Njoroge, Vincent Kipkorir, Kevin Ongeti, Julius Ogeng’o
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.4314/aja.v13i1.2

Original Article

  • VARIATION IN ORIGIN AND COURSE OF BRACHIAL ARTERY AMONG BLACK AFRICAN POPULATION: CADAVERIC STUDY IN WESTERN KENYA

    Oyale Warren Ayonga, Willis Oyieko, Paul Kosiyo, Domnic Marera
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.4314/aja.v13i1.13
  • ATTENUATIVE EFFECTS OF ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS ON GENTAMICIN-INDUCED ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY AMONG ADULT MALE ALBINO RATS

    Kennedy Wanyonyi Waswa, Scolastica Korir, Isaac Masoni, Allan Khisa
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.4314/aja.v13i1.8
  • ANATOMICAL STUDY OF THE MORPHOMETRY OF PORTAL CAUDATE VEINS

    YACOUBA GARBA KARIM, ELMASLOUHI C, NDIAYE ASSANE, DEME AHMADOU, SANI RACHID, NDOYE JEAN MARC
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.4314/aja.v13i1.14
  • THERAPEUTIC POTENTIALS OF VERNONIA AMYGDALINA IN THIOACETAMIDE-INDUCED NEUROTOXICITY IN THE CA1 HIPPOCAMPAL SUBFIELD VIA INHIBITION OF MICROGLIAL ACTIVATION

    Taiye S. Adelodun, Ayodeji Z. Abijo, Osuoha O. Maryjane, Sunday Y. Olatunji, Arayombo B. Elijah
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.4314/aja.v13i1.10
  • HISTO-INHIBITORY EFFECTS OF WARBUGIA UGANDENSIS ON HIGH FAT DIET INDUCED ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN NEW ZEALAND RABBITS

    Spencer Opiyo Oyugi, Paul Mboya Kosiyo, Domnic Oduor Marera
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.4314/aja.v13i1.4
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