International Journal of Medicine and Health Development (formerly, Journal of College of Medicine) is the official publication of College of Medicine University of Nigeria, and was established in 1995. It is under the supervision of the Directorate for Research and Publications of the College of Medicine, University of Nigeria. The University of Nigeria was established in 1960 while the College of Medicine was established in 1982. The College currently consists of four faculties: The Faculty of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences and Technology, Faculty of Dentistry, and Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences. Through excellence in education, research and clinical service, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria has achieved an ever-increasing national distinction as a health sciences college. It provides outstanding medical education through its faculties, staff, programs, affiliates and centers of excellence. It is affiliated with the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Ituku-Ozalla Enugu, National Orthopedic Hospital Enugu, and National Neuropsychiatric Hospital Enugu with thousands of bed spaces to serve as places for clinical education, training and research for her undergraduate and post graduate students. Details of the society information (College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Nsukka [UNN]) could be found at: https://collegeofmedicine.unn.edu.ng/#
International Journal of Medicine and Health Development, a publication of College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed Online four (4) Issues journal. It was established in 1995 and has consistently published high quality articles. It has progressed from publishing one issue per year at inception to four issues per year (every 3 months) currently. The journal's full text is available online at http://www.ijmhdev.com. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.
The journal is now included in African Journal Online (AJOL).
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The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of International Journal of Medicine and Health Development is a peer reviewed journal with the following purposes:1.To publish contributions in clinical and basic science research, in all field of medicine.2.To publish contributions in the prevention, care and treatment of diseases, and on the promotion of health in developed and developing countries. 3. We shall also accept articles on medical education, social medicine and other related medical subjects (Nursing, Medical laboratory Sciences, Medical Radiography and Rehabilitation, Clinical Pharmacy etc.).. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.