About the Journal

Aim and Scope:

The Ethiopian Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health (Ethiop J Ped Child Health) is an official organ of the Ethiopian Pediatric Society and regularly publishes merited scientific contributions in the broader field of pediatrics, child health, and related areas having pragmatic significance to science and people’s health in Ethiopia and the World at large. Its broader mission is the advancement of evidence-based Pediatrics and Child Health academics, policy guidance, and care service standards. EJPCH publishes bi-annual regular issues in January and July issues as well as special supplemental issues which are the journal standard publications of the Journal. The Journal will accept Editorials, Policy Briefs, Original Articles, Review Articles, Brief Communications, Case Studies, Teaching Articles, Letters, and other types of submissions based on merit and timeliness. The Editorial Board will invite and propose review and teaching articles for publication.

 Journal History and Descriptions

Ethiopian Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health was first publihed in January 2005, with one issue per issue year, and subsequently biannually from 2016, with issues in December and August. Since its establishment, the journal has published both an online version http://ejpch.net/index.php/ejpch and print copy, which is distributed to EPS members for free and to others on subscription basis. The journal is a part of the Ethiopian Journal Online (EJOL) and can be accessed at http://ejol.ethernet.edu.et/.

Article Processing Charge and Advertising

The journal does not charge subscription fees, does not allow advertising, and/or does not charge article processing fees. The journal publication cost is covered by the Ethiopian Pediatric Society, which is the sole publisher of the Journal.