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The Southern African Journal of Medical and Health Sciences (SAJMHS) is a publication of the Lusaka Apex Medical University, Zambia’s first privately owned University based in Lusaka. 

The journal will publish topics of medical and health interest to all branches of the health profession. In addition to publishing original research, the journal will publish, reviews, systematic reviews, and conference proceedings. Manuscripts shall be sent to the Editor in Chief, Dr. Oswell Khondowe via email sajmhs@lamu.edu.zm. Editorial enquiries and correspondence shall be addressed to the journal Technical editor Ms Olga Shinondo using the same email address. All enquiries concerning advertising space or rates should be addressed to the Technical Editor. The journal will be published quarterly by the Lusaka Apex Medical University in Zambia. The Lusaka Apex Medical University grants editorial freedom to the Editor in Chief of SAJMHS. The views expressed in the journal are those of the authors and may not necessarily comply with the Lusaka Apex Medical University policy. SAJMHS respects authors and shall endeavour to provide timely feedback. This work is copyright under the Berne Convention. In terms of the Zambian Copyright and Performance Rights Act of 1994, no part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical without written permission from the publisher.

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