About the Journal
AIMS AND SCOPE
Somalia Turkiye Medical Journal (STMJ) is a scientific, open-access, online-only periodical published in accordance with independent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles. The journal is published quarterly in January, April, July, and October. The publication language of the journal is American English.
Somalia Turkiye Medical Journal (STMJ) aims to bridge the gap between basic and clinical applications by publishing high-quality research in the medical field. The journal's scope includes but is not limited to clinical practice, translational medicine, medical and health advances, public health, global health, policy, and general topics of interest to the biomedical and sociomedical professional communities. Somalia Turkiye Medical Journal accepts research articles, reviews, case reports, letters to editors, editorials, and short communications/brief reports.
The journal's target audience includes specialists, residents, and scientists in medicine and related disciplines. The journal will cover research from Somalia, neighboring countries, and Africa as a whole.
The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of
the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (doaj.org/bestpractice).
Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.
Publication Fee Policy
STMJ does not charge any submission or article processing fees.
Open Access Statement
Somalia Turkiye Medical Journal (STMedJ) is an open-access publication, and the journal’s publication model is based on Budapest Access Initiative (BOAI) declaration. All published content is available online, free of charge, at http://www.stmedj.com. The journal’s content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC) 4.0 International License, which permits third parties to share and adapt the content for non-commercial purposes by giving the appropriate credit to the original work.