The Pan African Medical Journal (PAMJ) has been published in partnership with AFENET since 2008. During the last nine years, PAMJ has helped AFENET achieve the network’s sixth strategic objective: “documentation and publication” by providing a peer reviewed, electronic format only, open access and bi-lingual (English and French) publication platform for the network. Over the last nine years, PAMJ has published over 4000 articles in 27 categories encompassing clinical and public health medical disciplines. PAMJ has been indexed on PubMed since 2010 and is a member of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA). In 2016, PAMJ became a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
PAMJ has published seven program supplements
1. Field Epidemiology in Africa-14 December 2011
2. Building a public health workforce in Nigeria through experiential training-21 July 2014
3. Ebola in West Africa. Before, now and then- 10 October 2015
4. Strengthening Surveillance, Outbreak Investigation and Response: the Role of Ghana FELTP-01 October 2016
5. African Case Studies in Public Health-28 May 2017
6. The Expanded Program on Immunization in Ethiopia-09 June 2017
7. The Future of Immunization in Africa
Articles from AFENET member programs
Participation in Scientific Writing Workshops at AFENET Scientific Conferences
PAMJ has conducted and co-facilitated scientific writing workshops at the fourth (Tanzania, 2011), fifth (Addis Ababa, 2013) and sixth (Abuja, 2016) AFENET scientific conferences. PAMJ’s participation at these conferences has led to a marked increase in interest from the network as can be observed in the line graph above.
Coordinator: Allan Mwesigwa