About the Journal

Sudan Journal of Medical Sciences is a project of the Continuous Medical Education program at the Faculty of Medicine - Omdurman Islamic University. Sudan JMS is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal which publishes four issues per year. High-quality papers written in English dealing with all aspects of medical sciences are welcomed.


Sudan JMS endorses the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) Policy Statement on Geopolitical Intrusion on Editorial Decisions. Sudan JMS also endorses the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals. Sudan JMS adheres to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).


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Aims and scope

Sudan JMS publishes peer reviewed original articles, case reports, Letters to the Editor and commentaries. Its aim is to highlight challenges in the medical and health systems in Sudan. It also encourages medical research and publication among the increasing staff of the widespread colleges of medicine in this country. Sudan JMS will reserve some space for articles from other branches of the medical profession. These articles could be written by administrators, pharmacists, medical officers in remote areas, technicians, nursing staff, nutrition specialists or other paramedical personnel after the judgement of Sudan JMS editorial board.