About the Journal

The Nigerian Health Journal (TNHJ) is an OPEN ACCESS, internationally peer-reviewed, English language, medical and health science journal that was established in 2000, as a publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Rivers State Branch. The journal publishes quarterly scientific manuscripts that advance medical science or practice covering all aspects of medicine including socio-economic, political and legal perspectives related to medical practice. The journal’s scope covers medical and health science disciplines including clinical research, public health, nursing, pharmacology, laboratory practice, anatomy, physiology, physiotherapy etc. See more information on the journal’s website https://tnhjph.com/index.php/tnhj or via the AJOL link http://www.ajol.info/index.php/nhj/issue/archive


If you are interested in joining our panel of peer reviewers to help us improve the quality of our publication, kindly send an email to editor@tnhjph.com. Authors can get more information about the journal, navigation through the submission of their scientific manuscript, double blind peer review and publication processes at https://tnhjph.com/index.php/tnhj/information/authors


The Nigerian Health Journal is currently indexed in Google Scholar and AJOL while plans are ongoing to have the journal indexed in highly reputable databases including PubMed and SCOPUS.


Whilst every effort is made by the publishers and editorial board to see that no inaccurate or misleading data, opinion or statement appears in this journal, it is pertinent to note that all opinions and the accuracy of information expressed in the journal are the sole responsibility of the contributors or advertisers and do not in any way reflect the views of the TNHJ and the Nigerian Medical Association, Rivers state Branch. It is responsibility of the Contributors and Advertisers to ensure accuracy of information in their submitted manuscripts, in line with the disclosure and confidentiality forms which they are obliged to sign. Accordingly, the publishers, the editorial board and editors and their respective employees, officers and agents accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the consequences of any such inaccurate or misleading data, opinion or statement.

Subscription rates

Annual subscription rate for the print format of the journal in Nigeria is twenty-four thousand naira (N24, 000.00) per volume of four issues for individuals and forty thousand naira (N40, 000.00) per volume for institutions. The annual international subscription rate is one hundred and twenty (120) dollars per volume of four issues. Subscription rates are exclusive of postage and postage rates are available on request. Full payment in the correct currency is required for all orders. Payment options include card, PayPal, certified cheques, draft or online deposits or swift transfers. [See Subscription order form]. As all publications are open accessed, there is no subscription fee for the journal online content and back issues are available at https://www.tnhjph.com/index.php/tnhj/manageIssues#back.

Publication and Processing Fees

Authors are required to pay an article processing fee of fifty thousand naira only (N 50, 000.00) for authors in Nigeria or 100 US dollars (for authors outside Nigeria). Those who desire to have fast-track processing time for their articles over 4 weeks will pay seventy thousand naira (N70, 000.00) for authors in Nigeria or 125 US dollars (for authors outside Nigeria). The article processing fees (APC) are charged on acceptance of the manuscript for publication in the journal. The APC covers administrative fees to support the open access policy and projects of the Journal.


The TNHJ offers a great opportunity to manufacturers and marketers of drugs, medical equipment, and consumables to reach a large pool of doctors and other health personnel in Nigeria and other subscribing countries with information on their product. The current advert rates are shown below:

Quarter page advert = N 50,000.
Strategic pages = N 100,000
Inside back page = N 150,000
Inside Front page = N 150,000
Back page advert = N 200, 000
Front page picture = N 200,00

Naira account
Bank: Zenith Bank Plc
Rumuokoro Branch, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Account Name: The Nigerian Health Journal
Account Number: 1224492637 (Naira)

Dollar account
Bank: Zenith Bank Pl
Account Name: The Nigerian Health Journa
Account Number: 5072796589 (Naira)

Other Accounts
5060779578- Pound