About the Journal

Publisher:

The publisher is the  College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Rwanda

Publisher contact person: Assoc. Prof. Stefan Jansen , Acting Director of Research and Innovation, University of Rwanda.

Emailrjmhseditor@gmail.com          

Phone:  +250 784575900                                     

Mailing address:  College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Rwanda, P.O. Box 3286 Kigali, Rwanda

Sources of Support:

- University of Rwanda

- African Journal Partnership Program (AJPP)

Peer Review:

Rwanda Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences operates a double blind review process. All contributions are sent to a minimum of two independent expert reviewers to assess the scientific quality of the paper. The period from submission to review response to the author is one month. The Editor is responsible for the final decision regarding acceptance or rejection of articles.

Open Access Policy:

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

The content is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC-BY-NC-ND) license.

Publication frequency and Scheduling:

The journal publishes three (3) issues per year: March -July- November.

General:

Focus and Scope

The Rwanda Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences is a peer reviewed journal published three times a year and is a continuation of the former Rwanda Journal Series F: Medicine and Health Sciences since January 2018. It publishes topics relevant to various health related fields including but not limited to medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, public health, nutrition, health management and policy, and other health sciences. The Journal accepts quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods studies, each evaluated for their scientific rigor and validity. The following types of manuscripts will be considered for publication in the journal: original research, review articles, short communications, letters to the editor, perspective articles, lessons from the field, editorials, and case reports.  Each of these is further elaborated below. The journal may publish supplements of conference proceedings or special editions. 

Peer Review Process

Rwanda Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences operates a double blind review process. All contributions are sent to a minimum of two independent expert reviewers to assess the scientific quality of the paper. The period from submission to review response to the author is one month. The Editor is responsible for the final decision regarding acceptance or rejection of articles.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

The content is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC-BY-NC-ND) license.

 

 

Journal archive published under previous titles

Articles published in Rwanda Journal Series F: Medicine and Health Sciences

Vol 4, No 1 (2017): Series F

Vol 3, No 1 (2016): Series F

Vol 2, No 2 (2015): Series F

Vol 2, No 1 (2015): Series F

Vol 1, No 1 (2013): Series F

 

Articles published in Rwanda Journal of Health Sciences

Vol 2, No 2 (2013)

Vol 2, No 1 (2013)

Vol 1, No 1 (2012)

Sources of Support

- University of Rwanda

- African Journal Partnership Program (AJPP)

Journal Identifiers


eISSN: 2616-9827
print ISSN: 2616-9819

 

Publication Charge


The Rwanda Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences does not charge article processing fee.

Plagiarism


The Rwanda Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, screens each manuscript for plagiarism using Turnitin software and accepts similarity index below or equal 15% with the following parameters: exclude matches < 5 words, exclude quotes and exclude bibliography.