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ISSN: 1608-5906

The African Journal of AIDS Research (AJAR) was established by CADRE and NISC in July 2002. AJAR publishes papers that make an original contribution to the understanding of the social dimensions of HIV/AIDS research in African contexts. AJAR includes articles from the disciplines of sociology, demography, economics, epidemiology, psychology, anthropology, media, health communication, cultural studies, public health, nursing, social development and social work. Papers relating to impact, care, prevention and social planning as well as articles covering social theory and the history and politics of HIV/AIDS will be considered for publication.

AJAR is published quarterly and is available by subscription and online through NISC.

To download instructions for authors, click here.

Volume 1 no.1

Volume 1 no.2

AJAR includes regular research and review articles of 5 000 to 10 000 words. 

Papers submitted to AJAR are reviewed by two appropriately qualified and experienced referees, ensure that all papers accepted for publication are methodologically and conceptually sound, and that they make an original contributions to the field. Papers will be accepted on the understanding that their contents have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. AJAR also provides a context for publication of special conference editions of selected, peer-reviewed papers and Special Editions on focused topics.

It will be of interest to SA authors that AJAR is an accredited SAPSE journal.

The Editorial Board of AJAR represents a broad spectrum of disciplines, and considerable experience in research and publication relating to HIV/AIDS in African countries. For information on the editorial board click here

For further information or to submit papers to AJAR contact the Editorial Assistant at ajar@ru.ac.za

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