Editor : Dr. Jean Marie Kayembe
Affiliation : University of Kinshasa
Mentors : Mali Medical, Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP), and More recentely, New england Journal of Medecin (NEJM)
AJPP status : Since 2013
Indexed : Yes (AIM, DOAJ)
Online : Yes
Scholar 1 : no
Language : French and English
Immediate Needs : Increasing visibility by developing a marketing/social media plan ; establish use of Scholar1 to streamline uneven peer review process, Need a Francophone volunteer.
Key Challenges : transferring from print to online and developing a viable online business mode/plan
Training Needs : Hold a regional [francophone] worshop to enable medical students, journal editors and other academics across the DRC develop their reseach, autorship, peer review and ethics skills. Offer weekly, smaller scale trainings in collaboration with the medical librarian. Improve journal website, social media outreach, get indexed into Web of Science and Scopus, implement journal content email alerts and social media, and connduct reader survey.
Volunteer Timing : Oct 2016 – March 2017
Volunteer Location : Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Kinshasa
Volunteer Stay : Guest house of the University around 100 Usd inscluding meals per day within walking distance.Tweet