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Author Guidelines

Please ensure that your submission has not been previously published, nor is before another journal for consideration. The submission file should be in Microsoft Word format and must adhere to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Instructions for Authors. Please also use the Submission Preparation Checklist below.

We urge authors to include their ORCIDs with all submissions. See http://orcid.org.

We aim to provide initial feedback within 6 weeks of submission.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. All the authors have approved the final manuscript and given permission for publication in the African Journal of Nephrology.
  2. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  3. The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format.
  4. A statement on ethics committee or institutional review board approval (for all studies involving humans, animals or biological samples) is included at the end of the Methods section. Please do not submit any studies without ethics approval.

  5. There is an Acknowledgements section, if appropriate, which follows the Conclusions section and which includes details on funding sources.
  6. A Conflict of interest statement has been included just before the References section.
  7. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses), for emphasis; and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  8. The text adheres to the AJN stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Instructions for Authors. For example, citations within the text are in square brackets, (e.g. [12,17-19].
 

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