African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences is owned and published by the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan and the University College Hospital, Ibadan. The Journal is published quarterly; four issues form one volume and feature in Index Medicus.All correspondence should be addressed to the Editorial Office, African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Institute for Advanced Medical Research and Training (IAMRAT), College of Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. Telephone Numbers: 08023451154 and 08023359762. E-mail: afrijmed@ comui.edu.ng; firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: http://www.ajmms.com
The African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences will only consider for publication articles with clear statement on how informed consent was obtained from study participants. This must be included in the Methods section along with other ethical considerations. This is particularly important for vulnerable groups of study participants. For more details, authors are advised to consult the Belmont Report on "Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research"