AfJEM is the only peer-reviewed, scientific, open access, emergency medicine journal published from Africa. It is published Quarterly (March, June, September and December), is free to publish in for LMIC authors and free to access for all | Published by Elsevier (ISSN: 2211-419X)
Gold open access processing fee does not affect LMIC authors
An article processing fee of $1200 will only be required where the corresponding author of an article accepted for publication is from a high-income country.
An article processing fee will not be required for articles where the corresponding author is from a low- or a middle-income country.
Call for papers: Systematic reviews
Given the severe shortage in African emergency care data, AfJEM invites researchers to submit systematic reviews particularly targetting clinical emergency management of locally relevant conditions, resource availability and emergency services flow as it pertains to emergency medicine, nursing and out-of-hospital care. If you wish, do contact the editor to discuss an idea for a systematic review or submit your contribution directly
Our 2017 paediatric special issue is now available
Our 2019 Injury special issue is now available
Our 2020 systems special issue is now available
The official journal of the African Federation for Emergency Medicine, the Emergency Medicine Association of Tanzania, the Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa, the Egyptian Society of Emergency Medicine, the Libyan Emergency Medicine Association, the Ethiopian Society of Emergency Medicine Professionals, the Sudanese Emergency Medicine Society, the Society of Emergency Medicine Practitioners of Nigeria and the Rwanda Emergency Care Association. AfJEM is an affiliate journal of the Trauma Society of South Africa and the Namibian Medical Society