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The Nigerian Medical Journal is a Bimonthly multidisciplinary medical journal published by the Nigerian Medical Association. We publish scientific reports on human subjects in the form of original articles, reviews brief reports, case reports, and letters. We also accept review articles, special communications and editorials.

All submissions are subject to peer review by the Editorial Board and by referees in appropriate specialties. We will consider for publication manuscripts from any part of the world, but most particularly manuscripts that would be of interest to readers in the third world and Africa in particular. The journal was first published in 1964 as the Journal of the Nigerian Medical Association .

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The journal is indexed with African Index Medicus, AJOL, Bioline International, Caspur, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Expanded Academic ASAP, Genamics JournalSeek, Google Scholar, Health & Wellness Research Center, Health Reference Center Academic, Hinari, Index Copernicus, MANTIS, National Science Library, OpenJGate, PrimoCentral, ProQuest, PubMed, Pubmed Central, SafetyLit, SCOLOAR, SIIC databases, Summon by Serial Solutions and Ulrich's International Periodical Directory

About the Association

The Nigerian Medical Association is the largest medical association in the west African sub-region with over 35,000 members from 36 state branches and the branch from the Federal capital Territory. 70% of doctors practice in urban areas where only 30% of the population reside. The population of Nigeria is about 130 million. Policy decisions are made by the Association's National Executive Council (NEC) which is the governing body. The constitution of NMA is supreme and its provisions shall have binding force on all authorities, organs, branches and members of the Association and, where applicable, on any other persons. Any medical or dental practitioner registered under the Medical and Dental Practitioners' Act CAP 221 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria(1990) and as subsequently amended shall have a right of membership of the Association on payment of the annual practising fee in the said Act as may be reviewed from time to time, unless otherwise prescribed herein in the constitution. The National Executive Council is the governing body of the Association and has full powers to act on its behalf in the period between the Annual Delegates' Meetings in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of the Association unless otherwise stated in the constitution.

Scope of the journal

The Nigerian Medical Journal is a quarterly multidisciplinary medical journal published by the Nigerian Medical Association. We publish scientific reports on human subjects in the form of original articles, reviews brief reports, case reports, and letters. We also accept review articles, special communications and editorials. Association The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to medical and pediatric oncology in human well being including ethical and social issues. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

All submissions are subject to peer review by the Editorial Board and by referees in appropriate specialties. We will consider for publication manuscripts from any part of the world, but most particularly manuscripts that would be of interest to readers in the third world and Africa in particular. . The journal was first published in 1964 as the Journal of the Nigerian Medical Association.

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