Medical Journal Armed Forces India
This journal was conceived in 1945 as the Journal of Indian Army Medical Corps. Col DR Thapar was the first Editor who published it on behalf of Lt. Gen Gordon Wilson, the then Director of Medical Services in India. Over the years the journal has achieved various milestones. Presently it is published in Vancouver style, printed on offset, and has a distribution exceeding 5000 per issue. It is published in January, April, July and October each year. MJAFI is now indexed/abstracted by ExtraMED, Index Medicus for South East Asia, International Abstracts of Biological Sciences, Abstracts of World Medicine, IndMED, Hygiene and Tropical Disease Abstracts and EMBASE and is exchanged with Armed Forces Medical Publications of nine countries. The journal accepts original articles, contemporary issues, review articles, drug update, quizzes, case reports, letters, journal scans and book reviews for publication. Approximately 20 articles are published in each issue, besides permanent features like guest column, editorial, 25 MCQs, an article on medical emergency and medical philately. Both civilian and military personnel can contribute articles for publication.
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