ISSN 1994-3032 print version
ISSN 1999-7671 online version



Scope and policy

The SAJCH is a medical journal devoted to child health. It carries research articles and letters, editorials, clinical practice and other child health articles and personal opinion, South Africa health–related news, obituaries, general correspondence, and classified advertisements.

Articles should conform to the following section types: Editorials, Hot Topics, Opinion, Messages, Scientific Letters, Research Articles, Letters, Short Reports, Audit, Case Reports, Reviews, Clinical Images, Book Reviews, Obituaries, Continued Professional Development and Ethics.

Original articles are first reviewed by an Editorial Advisory Group who can recommend rejection or referral for review by one or more subject referees. Manuscripts from review may be accepted, returned to author for revision or rejected. All final decisions on a manuscript are at the editors discretion.


Form and preparation of manuscripts

Go to the Author Guidelines page for complete guidelines on manuscript format and layout.


Manuscripts submission

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