African Journal Partnership Program (AJPP) meeting 2019, Columbus, Ohio
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Dr. James Kigera (Left) attending the AJPP meeting

The 2019 meeting of the African Journals Partnership Program (AJPP) was held in Columbus Ohio from 3rd to 4th May 2019. This years’ meeting, whose theme is ‘Ethics Issues in Scientific Publication’ took place on the sidelines of the Council for Science Editors (CSE) meeting. During the first day of the meeting the various journals in the program gave an update on the progress of their journals in the last year.

Dr. James Kigera, the Editor in Chief of the Annals of African Surgery, delivered a progress report on the journal. He noted the growth of the journal and the highlighted the challenges faced including financial sustainability. The journal was recognized for having achieved indexing in AJOL, joining COPE and for having its editors as CSE members. The social media strategy of the journal was noted to be bearing fruits with over 100% growth in audience and content since the last meeting.

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2019-05-18 (All day)