Advisory board

Mr. Edward Kaluwa

Managing Director, Combine Cargo Mw Ltd.
Prof. Rob Moodie

Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne and School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Malawi, College of Medicine & former editor of the Health Promotion Journal of Australia
Annette Flanagin

Executive Managing Editor and vice-President, Editorial Operations, JAMA and the JAMA Network
Cynthia Clark

Director, Digital Journals, Research Applications and Platforms, Elsevier


The Malawi Medical Journal is a peer reviewed, open access, quarterly, general medical journal, published by the University of MalawiВ College of Medicine and the Medical Association of Malawi.В TheВ MMJВ serves as a forum for the dissemination of findings of health-related research undertaken in Malawi and beyond to health workers. It incorporates original research studies, policy analysis, case reports, literature reviews, and occasional special features. It is published electronically on a quarterly basis. To better serve our main target audience in Malawi and sub-Saharan Africa, there are plans to revive a regular print version of the MMJ in the near future.

History of the Malawi Medical Journal (MMJ)


  • To improve health care in Malawi
  • To encourage medical debate in Malawi
  • To promote medical publishing in Malawi

Mission Statement

To stimulate dialogue amongst researchers and health professionals in Malawi and africa through information that will aid daily practice, lifelong learning, and career development. We believe that there is an important role for MMJ to publish research that is relevant in the African context and to encourage and stimulate scientific debate amongst health personnel.

Journal Information/ Statistics

Avg. days from submission to first decision (prior 12 months): 67.7
Avg. days from submission to final decision (prior 12 months): 84.6
Impact Factor: 1.123