WEST INDIAN MEDICAL JOURNAL - Special Issue on Healthcare Development and Ageing

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Mar 21 2018 - 8:00am - Mar 23 2018 - 8:00am

Call for Papers - 70 years of health and growthThe West Indian Medical Journal invites submissions of:

  • Original scientific research
  • Reviews
  • Brief communications
  • Commentaries
  • Viewpoints

for a Special Issue on Healthcare Development and Ageing in celebration of the 70th anniversary of The

University of the West Indies in 2018.

Broad themes of interest

  • Obesity
  • Chronic non-communicable diseases
  • Dentistry
  • Sports and exercise
  • Physiotherapy
  • Mental health
  • Drugs and the elderly
  • Brain of the elderly
  • Care for the elderly
  • Public policies on healthcare development and ageing
  • How what happens in utero and childhood can affect the life course
  • Others

Papers from other related themes will be welcomed.

Submission format and guidelines

Detailed submission guidelines are available on our ‘Instructions for Authors’ page at


All submitted papers must contain only original work, which has not been previously published and is not

currently under review by any other journal or conference.

All manuscripts and any supplementary materials should be submitted to wimj@uwimona.edu.jm on or before.

April 15, 2018. The subject of the email should read Special Issue on Healthcare Development and Ageing.

Please direct any questions to yanchai.suen@uwimona.edu.jm.

We look forward to receiving your submissions.


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